Erin Anderson

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Erin Anderson

2021 NACSA Leader

Director of Charter School Authorizing, Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center

Erin is the Director of Charter School Authorizing for Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center and has been with the organization since 2012. Erin holds a Master of Arts in Teaching in Museum Education from The George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Erin grew up on a farm and ranch in South Dakota (the ancestral, traditional, and contemporary lands of the Oceti Sakowin, meaning Seven Council Fires, which is the proper name for the people referred to as Sioux), where her commitments to equity and the environment were born and continue to propel her volunteer and professional work today. She lives in Minneapolis with her partner, Brady, along with a handicapped corgi and an old Siamese cat fueled by spite.


Most Recent Posts
For Charter School Renewal, It’s About Active Listening
NACSA’s 2021 Supplemental Renewal Guidance encourages authorizers to approach COVID-era renewals with both an equity and high-quality accountability lens. The guidance offers sample questions and responses for authorizers, but is...
NACSA’s Four Recommendations for Improving the Charter School Program (CSP) State Entity Grant
The Charter Schools Program (CSP) is one of the few levers the federal government plays in charter schooling around the country. To date, the program has put more than $5...
NACSA Names Courtney Hughley as Vice President of Communications
Karega Rausch, president and CEO of the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA), announced today that Courtney Hughley joins NACSA as vice president of communications.  “I’m honored to join...