Good morning, CharterFolk.
Today we are delighted to announce that the following CharterFolk Extraordinaire have been identified as finalists for our CharterFolk of the Year award.
- Jerel Bryant, Principal of G.W. Carver High School in New Orleans, Louisiana
- Delia Kumabe, Founder and Instructional Coach of EJE Academies in El Cajon, California
- Daniela Anello, Executive Director of DC Bilingual Public Charter School in Washington, DC
- Danielle West-Augustin, Chief Academic Officer and Director of Queen City Academy Charter School in Plainfield New Jersey
We are delighted by the amazing range of organizations represented by our CharterFolk of the Year finalists.
From a storied public school that has become an even more vital community asset under the support of the Collegiate Academies charter management organization in New Orleans …
… to a dual immersion k-8 charter school started by a community-based organization with deep roots in eastern San Diego County …
… to the first and longest-running charter school in Plainfield, New Jersey just opening its long-hoped for high school this fall …
… to one of the most respected charter schools in our nation’s capital enabling all students to become bi-literate …
… our CharterFolk of the Year are contributing to organizations that are shining examples of what the charter school movement is all about.
We are delighted that so many people participated in Round 1 of our CharterFolk of the Year elections, and we look forward to Round 2 which will up next week. Remember, absolutely everyone can vote, but you have to be signed up as a CharterFolk subscriber (paid or complimentary), so if you have friends who you know will want to vote, please encourage them to sign up today.
Meanwhile, we extend appreciation again to all of the leaders who were recognized as CharterFolk X this year, and we thank all CharterFolk readers for helping us celebrate their amazing contributions to our movement.