Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr.

Founder and CEO of Revolutionary ED, LLC

Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. is a nationally recognized educational leader, antiracism activist, and published author who unapologetically advocates for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and racial equity in education. He currently serves as an assistant professor and program coordinator in the School of Education’s Educational Leadership & Policy Studies program at Howard University. In addition, Dr. Hutchings is the Founder and CEO of an educational consulting firm, Revolutionary ED, LLC, that supports schools and school systems across the country to dismantle systemic racism in education.

Dr. Hutchings has over twenty-four years of combined educational experience as a college admissions counselor, teacher, school principal, central office administrator, superintendent, 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’
research focuses on the African American superintendent and their challenges faced by advocating for antiracism in school systems across America.

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. Dr. Hutchings is the co-author of the book, Getting Into Good Trouble at School: A Guide to Building an Antiracist School System. He has contributed his expertise in education on CNN with Jake Tapper, The Kojo Nnamdi Show, C-SPAN, NPR, and as an opinion writer for EdWeek.

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 life member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. Dr. Hutchings and his wife, Cheryl, are proud parents of two amazing human beings.