10 years strong; 2 years in. My, how time flies
By Michele Mason
NCSF Executive Director
Two years ago, I walked through the doors of the Newark Charter School Fund on a mission. I was given a formidable task of taking the helm of a ship at a crossroads. Stakeholders were worried. They were unclear about our future or what the path forward should be. Some openly pondered at the prospects that our days were numbered.
So there I was—April 25, 2016—ready to jump head first into turning an organization, founded with great fanfare just eight years prior, into either a continued force for education advocacy for Newark’s children or start winding down with a going out of business sign in the window. Read full story here...