Richard McKeon: Board Treasurer

Director of the Career Readiness Initiative at the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO)

New York, New York


Rich McKeon is the Director of the Career Readiness Initiative at the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO).  In this role, he leads the Council’s national work to support states interested in ensuring all students have opportunities that prepare them for high-demand careers in the 21st century.  Prior to his current role, Rich was the Program Director of Education for the Helmsley Charitable Trust where he led a team to strategically program and manage an annual portfolio of $30 million in grants supporting K-12 and postsecondary education with the goal of providing high-quality educational options for all students, especially economically disadvantaged and minority students.