Our Story

Dr. Rich Contartesi is the Founder and  CEO of K12 as a Service (K12aaS). He created this organization because he saw a serious need to help school districts across the country successfully implement complex initiatives in an environment of continuous disruption and change. He’s experienced multiple Superintendent and Cabinet-level changes and witnessed the unsettling effect it has on a school district. The disruption of leadership change, can cause staff to be concerned about their employment, how the new boss will effect their life, and the dreaded and inevitable reorg!

Dr. C’s goal is to assist K12 school districts explore the most effective options that address disruptive change and it’s impact on instructional and technical integration initiatives. His hands-on approach provides a unique strategic and operational perspective to lead, manage, communicate, and build relationships with stakeholders in a safe and open organizational environment.