Executive Committee


Carl Ackerman

Currently at the Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii, Dr. Ackerman teaches two Advancement Placement European History classes and is the director of the Clarence T. C. Ching PUEO Program. Proud to be the co-director of PSPP with Barbara Gee as his partner, Carl believes deeply in the ability of private-public partnerships to change the educational landscape in the United States and the world.

Barbara Gee

Director of diversity and associate director of K-8 admissions and financial aid at the Head-Royce School in Oakland, Calif, Barbara also serves as co-director of PSPP and helped to found the organization. Her commitment to public-private partnerships began more than 25 years ago with her creation of the Heads Up Program.