Senior Vice President, Education Services for News Corporation
Peter C. Gorman brings more than two decades of experience in education to his role as senior vice president of Education Services for News Corporation.
He began his career as a second-grade teacher in Orlando, Florida. He worked as a teacher, principal and district-level administrator in Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties in Florida before becoming superintendent of schools in Tustin, California. In 2006, he became superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in North Carolina. Under his leadership, the district won the 2011 Broad Prize in Urban Education, which recognizes increases in student achievement and closing of achievement gaps. The book “Within Reach: Leadership Lessons in School Reform” by Tim Quinn and Michelle Keith chronicles the work in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.
Gorman graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. He also holds a master’s in business administration from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, and a master’s and doctorate in education leadership from the University of Central Florida.