Brian Dickey

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Brian Dickey

2018 NACSA Leader

 Indianapolis Mayor’s Office

Brian graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business from Virginia Tech where he studied Marketing and was a member of the largest student-run fixed income portfolio in the country. As a 2013 Teach for America corps member, he taught Middle School Humanities and helped create school-wide systems at an Indianapolis charter school. After leading his 6th and 7th-grade students to approximately one and a half years’ worth of growth in reading, he was recognized by his peers as Teacher of the Year. Brian previously served as the Assistant Director of Charter Schools – Finance, monitoring and evaluating the financial health of each Mayor-sponsored charter school.


Most Recent Posts
Holding Up a Mirror: What to Expect at 2021 NACSA Virtual Leadership Conference for Charter School Authorizers
As educators, we need to recognize the significance of this moment for charter school authorizers. The pandemic has interrupted schooling for millions of children–widening achievement and opportunity gaps that we...
Wyoming Gets a New Authorizer Is the Headline, But There’s More to the Story
Last month we touched on a Wyoming bill, SF130, which created a new authorizing pathway in the state. But there is more to the bill that deserves to be highlighted: through a comprehensive overhaul, SF130...
Amid Change, Our Autonomy and Community Are Our Strength
This blog post was written by Dr. Sana Shaikh, who served until this spring as Director of School Operations at Rise Prep High School, an autonomous school in Springfield, Massachusetts. Rise...