Christina Ricordati

Christina Ricordati

Policy Development Consultant

Christina develops policy resources and tools to enhance NACSA’s policy work. She also contributes to state policy analysis and the creation of NACSA’s policy positions.

Christina has been with NACSA since 2011, focused primarily on policy development and analysis. Prior to NACSA, Christina held various positions at nonprofit and government agencies.

Christina has a bachelor’s degree in public policy and sociology from the University of Chicago and a master’s in public administration from DePaul University.

Christina is passionate about children and their future and wants every child to be in a school that sets them up for success. Charter schools help accomplish this goal for millions of students throughout this country.

Christina is a proud boy-mom and spends her free time chasing around her rambunctious crew. She’s also an avid Bulls and Cubs fan and teaching her boys to be the same.


Most Recent Posts
Closing the DEI Gap in Authorizing
According to the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 68% of charter school students are students of color and nearly 59% come from lower-income households. Unfortunately, most educational organizations, including...
New School Application
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Third Thursdays
NACSA provides professional development opportunities, online courses, resources, and publications that are specifically designed to help authorizers and other school leaders grow and network. Third Thursdays, an ongoing virtual learning...