Alumni of the Reach Institute for School Leadership continue to work in public schools in both teaching and leadership roles. In a 2016 survey of alumni, 75% of respondents (n=84) report that they are still working in education. Reach alumni continue to have ongoing access to learning resources, career resources and the Reach community at large.

The benefits of being Reach alumni don’t stop once you complete the program. We invite you to stay connected to the Reach community by exploring the opportunities below.

M.Ed. in Teaching (MinT)

Alumni Data

Of the people who have been in the MinT program since 2012-2013:
82% (n=9) of MinT graduates are still in education

27% (n=3) MinT graduates are in positions of educational leadership

18% (n=2) MinT graduates have submitted articles (based on their Action Research Capstone) for publication in education journals

1 MinT graduate’s article was accepted for publication

1 MinT graduate will present findings based on the Action Research Capstone at 2 conference presentations

ILA Alumni Job Placement Data

ILA alumni work in a variety of leadership capacities in traditional public schools, public charter school districts, and to a lesser extent foundations and other education-focused organizations. Alumni are leading change at the school level – managing people, data and processes to foster school improvement as coaches, teachers leaders, and school principals; and at the district level – working to shape a vision of academic success for all students, through various central administrative roles.

Click HERE for more information about where ILA alumni work, and the positions they hold. Data is representative of candidates who have completed years 1, 2 and 3 of the ILA program.

Positions that our Alumni hold:

Non Profit Executive Director


Assistant Principal



Senior Associate at education non profit

Literacy Coordinator

ELD Coordinator

Academic Counselor

Instructional Coach

Education Research and Consulting

Graduate Student

District Professional Development Provider

Program Specialist

District Technology Director

Director of Teacher Happiness

District Central Office Administrator

Geographic Reach of Reach Alumni:

35% East Bay

26% South Bay

23% Out of State; Out of Country

10% Outside of the Bay Area but within California

4% San Francisco

4% Peninsula

Education Settings:

30% High School

29% Elementary School

7% District Office

4% Middle School

2% (K-8 school; K-12 school)

2% Charter Management Organization

10% Other

17% NA

Alumni Reflection on Reach Program Preparation:

79% SA/A Reach program content compliments my school based professional development

89% SA/A Reach programs increase teacher effectiveness to meet the diverse needs of students

80% SA/A Reach helped me better understand issues of systemic educational inequity

80% SA/A Reach provides rigorous, relevant and applied pathways and preparation for teaching

90% SA/A Would recommend REch programs to others

(SA/Strongly Agree; A/Agree)