Mr. Vaughn Thompson
Director of Content Development
Vaughn Thompson has been a champion for educational equity from his roots in Brooklyn, NY.
After graduating from Clark University he
returned to NYC and began a career in finance. After working for several Wall Street firms
he decided to pursue his dream as a teacher and mentor in Brooklyn, NY.
Vaughn later joined New Leaders for New Schools (Cohort 4) as a principal resident. After serving as principal and founding school leader in NYC, Vaughn continued his career in educational leadership as a consultant to schools. Vaughn humbly served as the founding principal of Eagle Academy for Young Men of Newark, the first all-boys public school in the state of New Jersey.
He joined ANET 6 years ago as Executive Director
of Tennessee. He has since taken on the role of Executive Director,
Partnership Development with ANET for the Southern Region. As a champion for equity especially
for men of color, Vaughn continues to support grassroots initiatives like Man Up towards
As a married father of three boys with Tichanda Thompson, Vaughn remains focused on
improving the lives of students and families through supporting and developing instructional
leaders, teachers, coaches, and district personnel.