Michael Fragale is Vice President, Education and Children’s Content, at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. He leads CPB’s strategic education initiatives and content investments. He directs a multi-year, multi-million dollar Ready To Learn grant from the U.S. Department of Education, providing strategic counsel to the management team on operations, compliance, policy, and engagement. He has developed public media grant projects on topics such as early learning, distance learning, dropout prevention, STEM education, and adult literacy.
Fragale is the former Director of Content and Strategy for the PBS Adult Learning Service (ALS). Prior to his work at CPB, he was an academic program manager for SAS Institute, a leading business intelligence and predictive analytics software company.
Fragale began his career as a news writer and associate producer for WHYY-FM, the public radio station in Philadelphia. He is a proud graduate of Temple University, College of Arts and Sciences.