2021

Announcing the Opening of Voting for the CharterFolk of the Year Award

Good morning, CharterFolk. This is quite an exciting day. Today we are delighted to announce that we have opened the voting for the CharterFolk of the Year Award! All CharterFolk subscribers, paid and complimentary, are welcome to vote. For all of you who are already subscribers, we encourage you to go directly to the CharterFolk

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Voting for the 2021 CharterFolk of the Year Award

Thank you for your interest in voting for the CharterFolk of the Year Award. Below you will find the leaders who have been recognized as CharterFolk Extraordinaire this year and who are nominees for the CharterFolk of the Year Award. Information about each of our nominees may be accessed at the CharterFolk X section of

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CharterFolk Chat #8 – Castrejón, Coleman and Broy, Forging the Yellow Brick Road Toward the Emerald City of True Charter School Advocacy Strength and Influence

Good morning CharterFolk. I’m super excited to roll out our 8th CharterFolk Chat, this one focusing on fun and creative ways to talk about the critical need to build charter school advocacy and political strength at a state level. I mean, where else but CharterFolk can you get a chance to hear Myrna Castrejón crack

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Announcing the CharterFolk of the Year Award

Good morning, CharterFolk. Today, we have fun news to share. Over the past 10 months, CharterFolk has profiled the work of 30 CharterFolk X – extraordinary people making extraordinary contributions to the national charter school movement. CharterFolk Extraordinaire 2020-21 Profiles of the 30 CharterFolk X leaders who have been recognized this year can be found

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CharterFolk X, Vol 30 – Kathleen Hermsmeyer, Forging Different Pathways for Serving Kids and Families and Communities

Good morning, CharterFolk. Today we are pleased to recognize Kathleen Hermsmeyer, CEO of Springs Charter Schools, as CharterFolk Extraordinaire. Kathleen has worked at Springs Charter Schools since the organization’s founding more than 15 years ago. Started as a single school by parents in the Inland Empire seeking instructional approaches different from those found in traditional

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