Contributor Columns

CharterFolk Contributor Dr. Kathryn Procope – Charter Schools and Historically Black Colleges and Universities – A Marriage Made in Heaven

Good morning, CharterFolk! Today we are pleased to share a contributor column from Dr. Kathryn Procope, the Executive Director of Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science. I provide Kathryn’s bio below. Kathryn Procope, a native of Brooklyn New York and a product of New York City Public Schools, obtained a bachelor of science

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CharterFolk Contributor Herneshia Dukes – Charter Executives Crave Community, Professional Development, and Support.  Greenhouse E3 Provides Just That.

Good morning, CharterFolk! Today we are pleased to share a contributor column from Herneshia Dukes, Program Director for Greenhouse E3. I provide Herneshia’s bio below. Herneshia Dukes is the Program Director for Greenhouse E3. She previously served as the Executive Director of School Leadership for New Schools for New Orleans where her primary responsibility was

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CharterFolk X – Dr. Gary Stueven: A Servant Leader with a Passion for Quality Choices in Public Education

Greetings, CharterFolk! This morning we’re celebrating Dr. Gary Stueven, a charter school consultant and interim principal at Montessori Peaks Academy in Littleton, Colorado, as CharterFolk Extraordinaire. Gary was recently recognized with the Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award by the Colorado League of Charter Schools for his passion and dedication to charter schools, their leaders,

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CharterFolk Contributor Caprice Young – Some Secrets About the Founding Strategy of CCSA

Good morning, CharterFolk! Today we are pleased to share a contributor column from Caprice Young, Ed.D., the California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) Founding CEO and President of the Education Growth Group. I provide Caprice’s bio below. Dr. Young is an experienced transformational executive and superintendent with proven leadership in board governance and C-level roles. Raised

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CharterFolk X, Vol 3.1– Greg Moser, Igniting Sparks That Burn Bright

Greetings, CharterFolk! This morning we are celebrating Gregory V. Moser, Esq., and Retired Partner, Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch LLP, as CharterFolk Extraordinaire.  We are also happy to recognize today’s columnist Julie Ashby Umansky, Esq., and the California Charter Schools Association (“CCSA”) Vice President, Legal Advocacy, and Executive Director, Charter Schools Legal Defense Fund.  Greg

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CharterFolk Contributor Don Shalvey – Do What You Love, Part 2

Hello CharterFolk! Last week we shared a Contributor Column from Don Shalvey, CEO of San Joaquin A+. This is the first time CharterFolk has published back to back Contributor Columns from the same person; however, we had additional questions to pose to Don. Today we are pleased to share Don’s responses. I provide a bio

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