Chris Hardin, EdD

Chris Hardin, EdD

School Improvement Coach, Professional Learning

Chris values the contributions of all learners and strives to continually support the academic and educational endeavors of students toward their strengths and ongoing growth. 

Chris is the vice president of Bridgeway Academy (a division of Edovate Learning Corp.) and supports a team that includes various educational leaders, teachers, and advisors in an online, private-school setting. Over 4,000 students in grades K–12, comprised of domestic and international students, complete online, self-paced, and blended coursework via Bridgeway’s academic programmatic offerings. He oversees various academic, operational, school-accreditation, human-resources, and system-level functions across all aspects of the school and organization.

Chris has over 17 years of progressive experience in urban, rural, and suburban educational systems, including work with historically underserved students, alternative learning settings, traditional classroom environments. and both blended and online learning settings while in public, charter, and private schools. 

Chris is an Educational Policy and Leadership Center fellow, is an AASA Aspiring Superintendent Program graduate, and completed the Strategic Data Project (SDP) Institute for Leadership in Analytics with Harvard University. Chris has also earned a SHRM-CP designation.  

Chris earned his undergraduate and master’s degrees from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania; another master’s from Eastern University; principal and supervisor of curriculum and instruction certificates from Temple University; and an EdD degree in educational leadership and management from Drexel University with a concentration in education administration.