A resident of Chicago, John Heintz formerly served as assistant superintendent for operations and chief legal officer of Niles Township High School District 219. A frequent presenter and publisher, John Heintz has been a vocal advocate for bringing private sector management techniques to public sector leadership. Earning a master of business administration from the University of Chicago is an increasingly common career path for education leaders like Ron Huberman, Nanciann Gatta, John Heintz and other superintendents, chief executive officers, principals and directors of schools nationwide. The University of Pennsylvania's Mid-Career Doctoral Program in Education Leadership has more in common with Wharton's MBA than any traditional education doctoral program. What is happening?