The National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) is pleased to announce that Lisa Graham Keegan has been elected to serve as chair of its Board of Directors for 2014. Keegan is the founder and president of the Education Breakthrough Network and former Arizona State Superintendent of Public Instruction. She succeeds James Peyser, managing director of the NewSchools Venture Fund, who will remain on the Board as vice chair.
Lisa Graham Keegan has a national reputation as a strong advocate for student-based education policies, and remains at the forefront of education reform. Keegan's expertise and outspoken nature have made her a sought after education reform expert who has worked with national education leaders, the media, legislators, business leaders, policy organizations, and community groups. She currently serves as a senior advisor to National School Choice Week, an annual public awareness campaign to advance excellent choices in education.
"NACSA combines steadfast membership support with visionary initiatives that challenge all of us to deliver on the promise of the charter schools movement,” said Keegan. “I am deeply honored to continue my work with this incredible organization and our board, staff and members across the country."
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