Christine Rhyner

VP, Southeast

As Vice President of the Southeast region, Christine Rhyner leads TNTP’s consulting work in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, South Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and Puerto Rico, with a focus on helping educators, schools, and school systems expand access to opportunity.

Since joining TNTP in 2010, Christine has held many roles across the organization – most recently serving as a Managing Partner in the Southeast region to develop and manage state-wide strategies for impact, growth, and sustainability. Over her tenure at TNTP, Christine has worked with partners nationally on topics such as strategic planning, central office effectiveness, talent pipeline and management, strong academics, and strengthening instructional culture. This work has supported districts, states, and funders to increase equitable access to a high-quality education for students.

Christine is a former elementary and high school ELL teacher. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and an MBA and master’s degree in education administration and policy from the University of Michigan. She resides in Asheville, NC with her husband and two sons.

Imali Ariyarathne, seventh-grade teacher at Langston Hughes Academy, stands in front of her students while introducing them to the captivating world of science

Imali Ariyarathne, seventh-grade teacher at Langston Hughes Academy, introduces her students to the captivating world of science.

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TNTP is the nation’s leading research, policy, and consulting organization dedicated to transforming America’s public education system, so that every generation thrives.

Today, we work side-by-side with educators, system leaders, and communities across 39 states and over 6,000 districts nationwide to reach ambitious goals for student success.

Yet the possibilities we imagine push far beyond the walls of school and the education field alone. We are catalyzing a movement across sectors to create multiple pathways for young people to achieve academic, economic, and social mobility.

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