Demond “De” McKenzie is an expert in education and leadership development with over 20 years of experience. Currently he serves as an education consultant and leadership coach for RTI’s Education Services team, where he leads design and facilitation of professional development for educators on topics—ranging from diversity to school reform. Mr. McKenzie has a wide range of experience in developing innovative educational initiatives with verified results in increased academic achievement.
Prior to joining RTI, Mr. McKenzie served as a practitioner in the roles of high school math teacher and coach, high school assistant principal for a small learning community, and director of school services and state-level education consultant for innovative schools. He has received extensive training from the Center of Creative Leadership.