Warren Buck is the Head of Schools for K12 Inc. in the state of Florida, where he oversees the operations of online charter schools serving thousands of students from diverse backgrounds across the state. Prior to joining K12, Warren served the last four years as the principal of KIPP Impact Middle School in Jacksonville, FL. Under his leadership, KIPP Impact was the highest performing open enrollment middle school in the Northwest side of Jacksonville all four years, and was one of the top performing schools in the KIPP network in a variety of measures, including student growth, and staff, student, and family satisfaction. Warren became the principal after teaching Humanities and serving as the grade level chair at the school the previous two years. Warren is also a former award-winning teacher, winning Teacher of the year twice while on the founding staff of KIPP STRIVE Academy in Atlanta, and receiving special recognition while working at Richards Middle School, also in Atlanta. Before working in education, Warren was a professional chef; working in fine dining restaurants throughout South Florida while opening several award-winning establishments. Warren is a proud University of Florida graduate who also holds a Master’s in Education from National Louis University. In his free time, Warren enjoys hiking, reading, and continuing to develop his culinary skills by cooking for friends and family.