Digital Media Academy

Benjamin Cottingham

Benjamin Cottingham holds a bachelor in History from North Carolina Chapel Hill and a Masters in Policy, Organization, and Leadership Studies from Stanford University. He has extensive experience throughout the K-12 system as a teacher, researcher, organizer, and support provider collaborating with education stakeholders at the state, county, district, and school level.

Benjamin believes that all students deserve an opportunity to learn the in-demand skills of the future economy and has dedicated his career to creating pathways to high quality education for all students. He is excited about building coalitions across local education agencies, philanthropic organizations, and private partners that create more impactful educational systems and provide pathways for underrepresented students in the US and internationally.