Philadelphia Department of Education

The contracts cover everything from prekindergarten and office supplies to HVAC and strategic communications.

Reggie McNeil, the district’s chief operating officer, will serve as secretary of general services.

Reginald Streater and Mallory Fix-Lopez elected president and vice president.

Otis Hackney helped transition city public schools back to local control in 2017. 

The first 31 centers can accommodate 800 students, but more are planned depending on demand