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
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...