Kevin Malonson (he/him) is the Executive Director of Teach Plus Texas, leading Teach Plus' policy and instructional practice work in the state and supporting national teacher diversity initiatives. Kevin has over 25 years of experience in education, with particular expertise in college readiness and college access among students in urban, public school districts. He has worked in the for-profit and non-profit sectors, helping students realize their educational goals through direct assistance, teacher training, and collaboration with district administration.
Kevin was most recently the Texas Policy Manager at Teach Plus, where he managed the DFW Policy Fellowship and supported statewide policy efforts. He was a featured speaker from 2013-2018 on the United Negro College Fund's Empower Me Tour, through which he presented to thousands of parents and students about college planning and admissions on tour stops accross the country. Kevin is a Dallas Morning News Community Voices contributing columnist and was the Single Gender Coordinator for the Young Men's Leadership Academy at Fred Florence Middle School in Dallas ISD.
He received a B.A. in geography and a M.Ed. in education administration from the University of Texas at Austin, and served as the university's Assistant Director of Admissions. Kevin is married and has two children in Dallas ISD schools.