Percy L. Abram, Ph.D. is the ninth Head of School at The Bush School, a co-educational independent school serving 598 students in Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade in Seattle Washington. A 2012 Klingenstein fellow at Columbia University’s Teachers College, Dr. Abram has presented on a variety of educational topics at nationally recognized conferences and is a leading voice about the importance of multiculturalism, language, and diverse leadership in independent schools. His research includes studies on language usage and formation and bilingualism and its effects on second generation Latinos in terms of academic success. Dr. Abram received his bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in education from UCLA. He also earned a master’s degree and Ph.D. in sociology from Stanford University.