Kevin Shafer

Kevin Shafer currently serves as a Founding Partner at The City Fund, a new non-profit supporting local leaders in building innovative public school systems across the country.

Prior to joining The City Fund, Kevin spent five years as the Chief Innovation Officer for the Camden City School District, leading the district’s school strategy, enrollment, long-term financial planning and external affairs work. In that role, Kevin helped lead efforts to dramatically transform opportunities for students and families in Camden, overseeing the district’s efforts to open and expand high quality schools throughout the city.

Prior to Camden, Kevin worked in Bridgeport CT, during which time he taught 7th and 8th grade social studies at P.L. Dunbar School, worked to train new teachers for Teach For America, and served as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Superintendent Paul Vallas in Bridgeport Public Schools.