This video was constructed from interviews conducted at the 2021 MAPSA event in Lansing, MI. In this video: Phil Pavlov, Michigan Senator and State Representative (2004-2018) Dr. David A. Lewis, Director, School/University Partnership Office, Saginaw Valley State University Dr. Hosep Torossian, Principal, AGBU Alex & Marie Manoogian High School Cassie Williams, Deputy Chief of Education-Michigan […]
View Charter Founders Norman Atkins Co-Founder, North Star Academy (Newark) Norman leads Together Education, an innovation studio that catalyzes enduring, scalable solutions to our most pressing education challenges. He is the Co-Founder former President of Relay GSE, an accredited institution of higher education that annually trains 5,000 teachers and principals nationwide. In 1997, he co-founded […]
View Charter Founders Sarah Tantillo, Ed.D Former coordinator of the New Jersey Charter School Resource Center Sarah Tantillo, Ed.D. is the creator of The Literacy Cookbook (www.literacycookbook.com) and author of The Literacy Cookbook: A Practical Guide to Effective Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening Instruction (Jossey-Bass, 2012), Literacy and the Common Core: Recipes for Action (Jossey-Bass, 2014), Using Grammar to Improve Writing: Recipes […]
We are pleased to be a part of capturing what one hopes is the first of many of New Jersey’s charter school oral histories as this year New Jersey celebrates its 25th anniversary of charter schools. Joining us are two of the state’s earliest charter school founders: Norman Atkins, Co-Founder of North Star Academy of […]
View Charter Founders Gloria Bonilla-Santiago Chairperson and Founder, LEAP Academy University Charter School Gloria Bonilla-Santiago is a Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor, Graduate Department of Public Policy and Administration at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. She also directs the Community Leadership Center and is the overseer and Board Chair of the LEAP Academy University […]
2021 marks 25 years of Chartering for North Carolina. To commemorate this milestone the Charter Founders Library invited Harold J. Brubaker, former Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives (1977-2012) and now Principal, Brubaker & Associates to share his oral history. Interviewed by, former Minnesota Senator, Ember Reichgott Junge.
This is Charlton Heston Academy’s story of how they adjusted and overcame through a global pandemic. #SchoolBrag
In celebration of the June 4th 2021, 30th anniversary of Public Charter Schools we interviewed Nelson Smith, former President of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and later, Senior Advisor, National Association of Charter School Authorizers. Interviewed by our very own Ember Reichgott Junge, former Minnesota State Senator and now liaison to the National […]
Spring 2021, Richard McLellan was interviewed by Jim Goenner to talk about his involvement in the charter schools movement.