Mr. Maurice Lauriano is an experienced school leader and information technology executive
with success transforming underperforming schools. He has thirty years administrative operations
expertise in education and the nonprofit sector with a consistent track record of using data informed,
research based best practices. Mr. Lauriano has facilitated focus groups, many motivational and
informative advocacy workshops and assisted in facilitating the dialogue about redeveloping lower
Manhattan in an interactive high-tech town hall meeting with over 4,500 participants using smart
technology. Participants had the opportunity to voice their opinions on critical issues and
simultaneously vote on options brought before the entire group. Maurice has a private facilitation
consulting practice that works with senior management in developing process improvement tools to
redesign and streamline business services.
Mr. Lauriano manages data innovations in the Office of Nonpublic Schools for the New York
City Department of Education - the largest system of public schools in the nation. A major
accomplishment has been using turn around strategies to improve student outcomes. He has offered
consistent professional development to pedagogues and school administrators of New York State
identified “failing” schools. He has developed and cultivated relationships with community based
organizations, faith leaders, elected officials, civic and community leaders that enhanced engagement.
Mr. Lauriano peer-reviewed new charter school applications submitted to the New York State Board of
Regents and is currently co-authoring strategies to engage school districts and parent organizations for
the National Assocation for Family, School and Community Engagement. Finally, he has raised
revenue and public awareness for Toastmasters International, a worldwide nonprofit educational
organization that operates clubs for the purpose of promoting communication and public speaking.
Maurice’s life has been committed to being an agent of change. His personality is described as a
choreographer bringing foresight, leadership, and organized planning through structured sociability.
Maurice’s motto is to Live, Love, Laugh, and Leave a Legacy. He has earned degrees from Antioch
University and the City University of New York’ John Jay College of Criminal Justice. In 2012, he
completed the Landmark Curriculum for Living. Mr. Lauriano can be reached at 917-363-8246 and
email@example.com or followed on https://twitter.com/mlauriano and most social media as
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