Contributor Columns

CharterFolk Contributor Terry Ryan: For Everything There is a Season – Idaho’s Upper Carmen Public Charter School Closes

Good morning, CharterFolk. Today we are delighted to share another Contributor Column from Terry Ryan, the CEO of BLUUM in Idaho and a CharterFolk Board Member. We provide a bio for Terry below. Terry Ryan is CEO of the Boise-based education nonprofit Bluum and Board Chair of the Idaho Charter School Network. Ryan is responsible for leading Idaho’s

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CharterFolk Contributor Cameron Curry – What I Learned Along the Way

Good morning, CharterFolk. Today we are delighted to share a Contributor Column from Cameron Curry, CEO for The Classical Academies in Southern California. We provide a bio for Cameron below. For the past 25 years, I have enjoyed the opportunity to create great places for students to think, communicate, and achieve.  Harnessing the flexibility of independent

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Incoming CharterFolk Board Chair Kristen McCaw Offers a Contributor Column: CharterFolk – United in Ingenuity

Good morning, CharterFolk. Today we are pleased to share a Contributor Column from Kristen McCaw, incoming Board Chair of CharterFolk and Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Seminar. We provide a bio for Kristen below. Kristen is the Co-Founder/Co-CEO of Seminar, an always-on professional learning community. Kristen experienced the opportunities and challenges of leadership firsthand when leading

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CharterFolk Contributors Naomi Rubin DeVeaux and Dr. Jim Goenner – Bringing Our A-GAME to the “Next Practices” of Authorizing Excellence

Good day, CharterFolk. Today we are pleased to share a Contributor Column from Naomi Rubin DeVeaux, Partner at the National Charter Schools Institute, and Dr. Jim Goenner, President and CEO of the National Charter Schools Institute. We provide bios for Naomi and Jim below. Dedicated to serving families through quality public school choice, throughout her

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CharterFolk Contributor Alan Washington – Future-Proofing Education: The Need to Advocate for Improved Charter School Facilities Funding

Greetings, CharterFolk! Today we are pleased to share a contributor column from Alan Washington, President and CEO of Charter Schools Development Corporation. I provide Alan’s brief bio below. Alan Washington, President and CEO of Charter Schools Development Corporation (CSDC), has dedicated his life to helping underserved communities control and own their real estate, whether directing

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