Damon Hoyle is a life-long education advocate who has spent his entire career dedicated to improving the lives of the next generations. Damon is a current Senior Operations Project Manager at the Texas Education Agency (TEA), overseeing various high-level statewide projects, grants, and initiatives. Before his role at TEA, he served as Chief Operating Officer for ProUnitas Inc., an organization disrupting how school systems deliver student support services through the innovative platform, PurpleSENSE. He spent nine years at KIPP Texas Public Schools, serving as Dean of Operations, Dean of Instruction, classroom teacher, and head track & field coach. In addition, he has participated in several leadership programs, including Education Pioneers COVID Response Fellowship, Leadership ISD, Houston Black Leadership Institute, and KIPP School Leadership Program. He was most recently accepted as a 2022 Cambiar Catalyst Education Fellow. Damon is also a 2007 Teach For America alumnus and a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Damon has a B.A. in African-American &African Studies from the University of Virginia, and an M.A. in School Administration from Columbia University, Teachers College.