Steven Virgadamo

New York, NY, US

Steven Virgadamo has been a long-time leader and an advocate of school choice legislation. He has said that: “a parent’s right to choose an education for their child is an issue of social justice and one of the most important civil rights issues of our time.” During his career, he served as an Associate Director at the University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education program, Associate Superintendent in the Archdiocese of New York, Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation for Advancement of Catholic Schools, Vice President of Advancement for the America’s of a global religious congregation, and Vice President of Catholic School Management, Inc. Through education management, reform and organizational development, Steve has raised record levels of philanthropic dollars to help fund quality educational alternatives to children living at or below the poverty line. He has traveled throughout the United States and internationally to mentor and counsel school and religious leaders. His domes