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2018 & 2019 CHARTER SCHOOL LEADERSHIP AWARDS

The Charter School Leadership Awards honor African American charter school leaders and advocates who are spearheading the movement to give parents and students high-quality public school opportunities. The 2019 awardees were recognized at the 2nd Annual Charter School Leadership Awards and Reception during the week of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Congress.

2019

  • Jalen Rose, Jalen Rose Leadership Academy – Trailblazer Award
  • Michael A. Carter, Sr., Jalen Rose Leadership Academy
  • Dominique D. Lee, Brick Education Network
  • Tysie McDowell-Ray, Crossroads Charter Schools
  • Lagra Newman, Purpose Prepatory Academy
  • U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay, Jr. (D-MO)
  • U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)
  • U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ)

2018

  • Donald Hense, Friendship Charter Schools
  • Margaret Fortune, Fortune School
  • Tim King, Urban Prep Academies
  • Shantelle Wright, Achievement Prep
  • Charlene Reid, Exellence Community Schools
  • U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO)
  • U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans (D-PA)
  • U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY)

Read about our 2018 awardees.

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Matching Gifts

If you or your spouse work for a company that provides matching gifts, you can make an even bigger impact! To have your gift matched, you must submit your company’s completed matching gift form.

Please send all completed matching gift forms to:

National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
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Washington, DC 20006.

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Advocates Council

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Legacy Society

Contact Celia Hagerman at [email protected] or 202-600-8994 to learn more about the Legacy Society or for any other inquiries regarding planned giving.