Responding to Hanna, Andy and Derrell – 4 Things for the Next 4 Years

Good morning, CharterFolk. Thanks to so many of you reaching out to share compliments about our CharterFolk Chat with Hanna Skandera, Andy Rotherham and Derrell Bradford. One more huge thanks to Hanna, Andy and Derrell for taking part. I so much appreciate them sharing thoughts and advice about how CharterFolks may navigate the critical early … Read more

Election Takeaways? CharterFolk, We Got to Get in the Game!

Good morning, CharterFolk. Great to be back from a hiatus during election week. I’m excited about our CharterFolk Chat happening tomorrow with Derrell Bradford, Hanna Skandera and Andy Rotherham where we will discuss the impact that national election results will have on charter schools. Hope to see you here for that. Let’s get on to … Read more

CharterFolk X Vol 14 – Caitlin Ritter, Ringing the Bell Across Generations

Good morning, CharterFolk. Today it’s our pleasure to recognize Caitlin Ritter, Math Teacher at Concord Academy in Boyne Michigan as CharterFolk Extraordinaire. I came across Caitlin’s story reviewing a series of articles about charter school teachers published by MAPSA, Michigan’s charter school association. In the series, the Association highlights the great efforts of five charter … Read more

CharterFolk Contributor Kyle Rosenkrans – 3 Things We Learned in Newark

Good morning, CharterFolk. Today I am pleased to share with you a contributor column from Kyle Rosenkrans, Executive Director of the New Jersey Children’s Foundation. At the foundation, Kyle has played a key leadership role, supporting many initiatives that have advanced the interests of Newark students and families. Before coming to the foundation, Kyle worked … Read more

CharterFolk X Vol 13 – Roger Brainerd and Judith Jones, Tag-Teaming a Movement Into Existence in Maine

Good morning, CharterFolk. Today I am delighted to recognize Roger Brainerd and Judith Jones, two people who have tag-teamed Maine’s charter school movement into existence, as CharterFolk Extraordinaire. It’s not often you can find tangible artifacts showing CharterFolk playing critical roles all the way back to the very beginning of a movement. But there we … Read more

Want to Growth Strength Overnight? Join Your Association Now!

(Listen to this post as a podcast.) (Subscribe.) Morning, CharterFolk. Great feedback regarding Ramona’s post from yesterday. Thank you again to Ramona for writing it, and thanks to so many for sharing your positive reactions. Thanks also to several of you who reached out about my post from Tuesday about how to build advocacy strength … Read more