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David Frank

2016 NACSA Leader

Executive Director, NYSED Charter School Office

David Frank is the Executive Director of the New York State Education Department (NYSED) Charter School Office.  In his role, David authorizes 81 charter schools across New York state, as well as the creation of new schools. In prior roles, David was the Director of Charter Policy and Analytics at the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) and the Director of School Supports at the NYC Charter Schools Center. In those positions, David provided oversight, regulatory guidance, operational, financial, teacher certification, and professional development support for schools. David has also worked on the development of educational programs for at-risk youth and students with disabilities. He holds an MS in Developmental Psychology.

 


Most Recent Posts
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...
One of Our “COVID Keepers”: Putting Communities First in Public Charter Schools
This blog post was written by Joanna Hightower and Shira Woolf Cohen, Founding Partners, Innovageous.  In March 2020, brick and mortar public charter schools were suddenly forced to operate as virtual...