Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. is the founder and chief executive officer of Revolutionary ED, LLC. He is a nationally recognized educational leader, antiracism activist, published author and college professor who unapologetically advocates for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and racial equity in education.
Dr. Hutchings is the former superintendent of Alexandria City Public Schools and has over 20 years of combined educational experience as a college admissions counselor, teacher, school principal, central office administrator and college professor. He specializes in antiracism in education, educational leadership, strategic planning, strategic thinking, professional learning, school board and superintendent relations, and executive coaching.
Dr. Hutchings’ life’s work is educational leadership and dismantling systemic racism in schools across the nation. He has received numerous awards for his educational work and leadership, including the 2022-23 Region IV Superintendent of the Year Award with the Virginia Association of School Superintendents and the 2018 recipient of the Joseph E. Hill Superintendent of the Year from the National Alliance of Black School Educators. He has contributed his expertise in education on CNN with Jake Tapper, The Kojo Nnamdi Show, NPR, and as an opinion writer for EdWeek. Dr. Hutchings is the co-author of the book, Getting Into Good Trouble at School: A Guide to Building an Antiracist School System.
Dr. Hutchings earned his doctorate in educational policy, planning and leadership from the College of William & Mary. He currently serves on numerous national boards and is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. Dr. Hutchings is a native of Alexandria, Virginia. He and his wife, Cheryl, are proud parents of two children.