Michael R. Cernauskas

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NACSA is committed to sharing regular updates on the latest federal COVID-19 information available in an effort to highlight education policies taking place during the pandemic. Primarily, these updates will focus on the latest packages Congress is considering and guidance from the U.S. Department of Education.

Michael R. Cernauskas

Chief Financial Officer

Michael Cernauskas is NACSA’s Chief Financial Officer, leading NACSA’s business and administrative operations. Mike is a Certified Public Accountant with over 20 years of major non-profit management experience. He previously served as Vice President of Finance and Administration for a 26,000-member international nonprofit association with budgets in excess of $20 million and 70 staff. In that capacity, he successfully administered numerous federal grants.


Most Recent Posts
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...
Read it in the Washington Post: Without Communities
Some important, really important, stakeholders are notably absent from a piece on the history of charter schools in Wednesday’s Washington Post. The author places teacher unions in opposition to education reformers and policymakers...