From running shoes to running SchoolWorks’ business operations, Debra George’s accounting career spans nearly two decades, including a stint as a senior accountant at Converse. But her impact at SchoolWorks extends far beyond the ledger.
George helps manage SchoolWorks’ project management system, tracking work in... read more
Michelle Pieroni first came to SchoolWorks because of its flexibility. She stayed because of its mission.
Pieroni was an office manager and legal assistant for the managing partner in a law firm before starting a family. When returning to work, she found that SchoolWorks provided a healthy balance with her home responsibilities.
“I... read more
Having participated in the development of more than 30 charter school applications and renewals, Sarah Rapa credits her experience as a college writing instructor and her study of English and literature with helping distill each school’s vision for authorizers.
“My focus is at the systems level, and I have the ability... read more
Kim Perron began her career as an educator in a familiar setting — her own high school — and with a common first-year teaching experience. “I taught off a wheeled cart in a high school with three floors,” she says. “It was a whirlwind introduction to my career in education.”
Perron’s subsequent experience... read more
Kate Wheeler took a job with the District of Columbia Public Schools to play a role in improving one of the nation’s most struggling school districts. As manager of the implementation and daily operations of DCPS’ groundbreaking IMPACT teacher evaluation system, she saw firsthand the effect that the right kind of feedback... read more