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Achievement First Boards of Directors

A talented and experienced group of professionals comprise Achievement First’s Network Support Board of Directors and the school-facing boards in New Haven, Bridgeport, Hartford, Brooklyn and Rhode Island. Our boards’ strong expertise in multiple fields—education, community development, business, law, youth programming and finance—allow them to provide strong governance and oversight of our schools.

Achievement First Network Support Board

 

Officers

William R. Berkley, Chair 
Chairman and CEO, W.R. Berkley Corporation 
Greenwich, CT

Doug Borchard, Treasurer 
Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer, New Profit, Inc.
Concord, NH

Directors

Vincent Dowling
Partner, Dowling Capital Partners 
Hartford, CT 

Jeanne Melino
Executive Director, Steven A. and Alexandra M. Cohen Foundation
Greenwich, CT 

Ariela Rozman 
Co-Founder, EdNavigator
Brooklyn, NY

Jon D. Sackler 
President, Bouncer Foundation 
Greenwich, CT

Elisa Villanueva 
Co-CEO, Teach For America 
Houston, TX

Achievement First Brooklyn Board

For information on how to participate in meetings, please reach out to Elandria Jackson at ElandriaJackson@achievementfirst.org

All meetings are held at 335 Adams Street Suite 700 Brooklyn, New York 11201

Board Trustees

Deborah  Shanley (Chairman)
Jon  Atkeson (Treasurer)
Amy Arthur Samuels
Justin Cohen
Ted Coons
Lee Gause
Lee Gelernt
L. Priscilla  Hall
Andy Hubbard
Judith Jenkins
Natasha Lewis
Adrienne  Loiseau
Claire Robinson
Daniel Russell
Matt Tartaglia
Angela Tucker
Ambrose Wooden, Jr.


Board Meetings 

2015-16 School Year

Date Time & Meeting Notice
August 12, 2015
3:00 PM (Regular Meeting)
August 12, 2015
5:40 PM (Special Meeting) 
September 24, 2015
5:30 PM (Public Comment)
October 29, 2015
6:00 PM
November 19, 2015
5:30 PM (Public Comment)
December 17, 2015
6:00 PM
January 28, 2016
5:30 PM (Public Comment)
March 31, 2016
5:30 PM (Public Comment)
June 7, 2016
5:30 PM (Public Comment)
July 14, 2016
6:00 PM
 
 

Agendas & Minutes: Public Portal for the AF Brooklyn Board of Trustees

Committee Meetings: 

Executive Committee
September 9, 2015
6:00 PM
January 7, 2016
6:00 PM
May 19, 2016
6:00 PM
Finance Committee
September 22, 2015
3:00 PM
November 17, 2015
3:00 PM
January 26, 2016
3:00 PM
March 29, 2016
3:00 PM
June 2, 2016
3:00 PM
Academic Committee
September 15, 2015
6:00 PM
January 12, 2016
6:00 PM
May 24, 2016
6:00 PM
Development Committee
September 16, 2015
6:00 PM
January 20, 2016
6:00 PM
June 1, 2016
6:00 PM
Academic Committee 
November 10, 2015
6:00 PM
March 15, 2016
6:00 PM 
Family Engagement Committee 
November 5, 2015 6:00 PM
March 16, 2016

6:00 PM 

 

2014-15 School Year

Board Meetings
Date
Time & Materials
July 31, 2014 3:00 PM  agenda minutes 
September 22, 2014 5:30 PM (Public Comment) agenda | minutes
November 18, 2014 5:30 PM (Public Comment) agenda | minutes
January 22, 2015  5:30 PM (Public Comment) agenda | minutes 
March 18, 2015  5:30 PM (Public Comment) agenda | minutes
April 22, 2015 6:00 PM agenda | minutes
May 26, 2015  6:00 PM agenda | minutes
June 2, 2015  5:30 PM (Public Comment) agenda | minutes
July 8, 2015 6:00 PM agenda minutes
Academic Committee
November 6, 2014 6:00 PM
January 8, 2015 6:00 PM
May 21, 2015 6:00 PM
Finance Committee
October 27, 2014 5:00 PM
November 14, 2014 3:00 PM
January 20, 2015 3:00 PM
March 29, 2015 3:00 PM
May 26, 2015 6:00 PM
Family Engagement Committee 
October 30, 2014 6:00 PM
January 12, 2015 6:00 PM
March 2, 2015 6:00 PM
Development Committee
November 10, 2014 6:00 PM
January 14, 2015 6:00 PM
May 27, 2015 6:00 PM
Executive Committee
October 16, 2014 6:00 PM
December 15, 2014 6:00 PM
February 24, 2015 6:00 PM
May 5, 2015 6:00 PM 
 

Achievement First Bridgeport Academy

Under Connecticut state law, charter schools must post their yearly schedule of board meetings, as well as the agenda and minutes of each meeting.

2015-16 School Year

August 13, 2015 at 12:00pm / Elm City College Prep Middle School: agenda | minutes
September 4, 2015 at 7:15am / Achievement First: agenda | minutes
September 17, 2015 at 6:00pm / AF Bridgeport Academy Middle School: agenda | minutes
November 19, 2015 at 6:00pm / AF Bridgeport Academy Middle School: agenda | minutes
January 27, 2016 at 5:30pm / AF Amistad High School: agenda | minutes
March 24, 2016 at 6:00pm / AF Bridgeport Academy Middle School: agenda | minutes
April 11, 2016 at 4:00pm / Achievement First: agenda | minutes
May 19, 2016 at 6:00pm / AF Bridgeport Academy Middle School: agenda | minutes

2014-15 School Year

July 21, 2014 at 12:00pm / Amistad Academy: agenda minutes  
September 18, 2014 at 5:00pm / AF Bridgeport Academy Middle School: agenda | minutes
November 17, 2014 at 6:00pm / AF Bridgeport Academy Middle School: agenda | minutes
January 21, 2015 at 6:00pm / Amistad Academy High School: agenda minutes
April 2, 2015 at 6:00pm / AF Bridgeport Academy Middle School: agenda | minutes 
May 28, 2015 at 6:00pm / AF Bridgeport Academy Middle School: agenda | minutes

2013-14 School Year

August 1, 2013 at 12:00pm / Amistad Academy: agenda | minutes 
October 3, 2013 at 6:00pm / AF Bridgeport Academy Elementary School: agenda | minutes 
December 12, 2013 at 6:00pm / AF Bridgeport Academy Middle School: agenda | minutes
January 22, 2014 at 6:00pm / Amistad Academy: agenda | minutes 
April 3, 2014 at 6:00pm / AF Bridgeport Academy Elementary School: agenda | minutes 
June 5, 2014 at 6:00pm / AF Bridgeport Academy Middle School: agenda |  minutes

2012-13 School Year

July 26, 2012: agenda | minutes
October 4, 2012: agenda | minutes
November 26, 2012: agenda | minutes 
January 23, 2013: agenda | minutes
March 18, 2013: agenda | minutes
June 10, 2013: agenda | minutes  

2011-12 School Year

July 28, 2011: agenda | minutes
September 22, 2011: agenda | minutes
December 8, 2011: agenda | minutes
February 6, 2012: agenda | minutes
March 26, 2012: agenda | minutes
June 11, 2012: agenda | minutes

2010-11 School Year

2010-11 School Year: minutes

2009-10 School Year

June 24, 2009: agenda | minutes
July 21, 2009: agenda | minutes
October 1, 2009: agenda | minutes
November 30, 2009:  agenda | minutes
December 18, 2009: agenda | minutes
January 28, 2010: agenda | minutes
April 1, 2010: agenda | minutes
May 27, 2010: agenda | minutes

Archives

2008-09 School Year: agendas and minutes

Officers

Chris Kunhardt, Chair
Max Perez, Secretary
Ed Raice, Treasurer

Directors

Jim Bennett
Debra Hertz
Dick Kalt
Harold Kamins
Marlene Macauda
Cornelius Medas
Wiley Mullins
Lauren Patalano 

Achievement First Hartford Academy

Under Connecticut state law, charter schools must post their yearly schedule of board meetings, as well as the agenda and minutes of each meeting.

2015-16 School Year

Achievement First Hartford Academy Board Meeting Schedule

August 13, 2015 at 12:00pm / Elm City College Prep Middle School: agenda | minutes
September 4, 2015 at 7:15am / Achievement First: agenda | minutes 
September 22, 2015 at 5:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda | minutes
November 16,2015 at 5:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda | minutes
January 27, 2016 at 5:30pm / AF Amistad High School: agenda | minutes
February 29, 2016 at 5:30pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda | minutes
March 28, 2016 at 5:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda | minutes
May 23, 2016 at 5:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda | minutes

Achievement First Hartford Academy Joint High School Committee Meeting Schedule

September 22, 2015 at 4:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda | minutes
November 16,2015 at 4:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda | minutes
January 28, 2016 at 4:30pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda | minutes
March 28, 2016 at 4:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda | minutes
May 23, 2016 at 4:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda | minutes

2014-15 School Year

Achievement First Hartford Academy Board Meeting Schedule

July 21, 2014 at 12:00pm / Amistad Academy: agenda| minutes 
September 15, 2014 at 5:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda | minutes
November 24, 2014 at 5:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda |minutes
January 21, 2015 at 6:00pm / AF Amistad High School: agenda | minutes
February 12, 2015 at 8:00am / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda | minutes
March 23, 2015 at 5:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda | minutes
May 18, 2015 at 5:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agendaminutes

Achievement First Hartford Academy Joint High School Committee Meeting Schedule

September 15, 2014 at 4:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda | minutes
November 24, 2014 at 4:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda |minutes
January 21, 2015 at 5:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda | minutes 
March 23, 2015 at 4:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda | minutes 
May 18, 2015 at 4:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda | minutes

2013-14 School Year

August 1, 2013 at 12:00pm / Amistad Academy, New Haven: agenda | minutes 
September 23, 2013 at 5:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda minutes 
December 2, 2013 5:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agendaminutes
January 22, 2014 at 6:00pm / Amistad Academy, New Haven: agenda | minutes
March 17, 2014 5:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda minutes 
May 27, 2014 5:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: agenda minutes

2012-13 School Year

July 26, 2012: agenda | minutes
September 24, 2012: agenda | minutes
December 3, 2012: agenda | minutes
January 23, 2013: agenda | minutes
April 11, 2013: agenda | minutes
June 3, 2013: agendas | minutes

2011-12 School Year

July 28, 2011: agenda minutes 
September 26, 2011: agenda | minutes 
December 5, 2011: agenda | minutes 
January 24, 2012: agenda | minutes
April 2, 2012: agenda | minutes
June 4, 2012: agenda | minutes

2010-11 School Year

2010-11 School Year: minutes

2009-10 School Year

September 30, 2009: agenda | minutes
November 16, 2009: agenda | minutes
January 28, 2010: agenda | minutes
March 24, 2010: agenda | minutes
May 26, 2010: agenda | minutes

Archives

2008-09 School Year: agendas and minutes

Officers

John Motley, Chair
Colleen Palmer, Secretary
Lankford Wade, Treasurer

Directors

Barry Jacobson
Nyema Pinkney
Marshall Ruben
Angela Scott

Achievement First Rhode Island


2015-16 School Year

September 30, 2015 at 5:30pm / AF Providence Mayoral Academy: agenda | minutes
December 02, 2015 at 5:30pm / AF Providence Mayoral Academy: agenda | minutes
January 20, 2016 at 5:30pm / AF Providence Mayoral Academy: agenda | minutes 
March 30, 2016 at 5:30pm / AF Providence Mayoral Academy: agenda | minutes
May 25, 2016 at 5:30pm / AF Providence Mayoral Academy: agenda | minutes 

2014-15 School Year

July 24, 2014 at 12:00pm / AF Providence Mayoral Academy: agenda minutes 
December 22, 2014 at 1:00pm / AF Providence Mayoral Academy: agenda minutes
February 5, 2015 at 6:00pm / AF Providence Mayoral Academy: agenda minutes
February 23, 2015 at 10:45am / AF Providence Mayoral Academy: agenda | minutes
March 17, 2015 at 6:00pm / AF Providence Mayoral Academy: agenda | minutes
May 27, 2015 at 5:30pm / AF Providence Mayoral Academy: agenda | minutes
June 29, 2015 at 4:15pm / AF Providence Mayoral Academy: agenda | minutes

2013-14 School Year

November 29, 2012 (5:30 - 8:00 p.m.): agenda | minutes 
January 31, 2013 (5:30 - 8:00 p.m.): agenda | minutes
February 11, 2013 (6:30 - 7:00 p.m.): agenda | minutes
March 28, 2013 (5:30 - 8:00 p.m.): agenda | minutes
May 29, 2013 (5:30 - 8:00 p.m.): agenda | minutes
July 25, 2013 (5:30 - 8:00 p.m.): agenda | minutes

All meetings take place at Achievement First Providence Mayoral Academy Elementary at 370 Hartford Avenue in Providence.

Officers

Mayor Jorge Elorza, Chair
Brian P. Gallogly Vice Chair
Macky McCleary, Treasurer
Reshma Singh, Secretary 

Directors

John Igliozzi
Sandy McCulloch
Soraida Morales 

Amistad Academy

Under Connecticut state law, charter schools must post their yearly schedule of board meetings, as well as the agenda and minutes of each meeting.

2015-16 School Year

Amistad Academy Board Meeting Schedule

August 13, 2015 at 12:00pm / Elm City College Prep Middle School: agenda | minutes
September 4, 2015 at 7:15am / Achievement First: agenda | minutes
September 16, 2015 at 5:30pm / Achievement First: agenda | minutes
November 18, 2015 at 5:30pm / Achievement First: agenda | minutes
January 27, 2015 at 5:30pm / AF Amistad High School: agenda | minutes
March 23, 2016 at 5:30pm / Achievement First: agenda | minutes
April 6, 2016 at 4:00pm / Achievement First: agenda | minutes
May 18, 2016 at 5:30pm / Achievement First: agenda | minutes

Amistad Academy Joint High School Committee Meeting Schedule

September 16, 2015 at 4:30pm /  Achievement First: agenda | minutes
November 18, 2015 at 4:30pm / Achievement First: agenda | minutes
January 27, 2015 at 4:30pm / AF Amistad High School: agenda | minutes
March 23, 2016 at 4:30pm / Achievement First: agenda | minutes
May 18, 2016 at 4:30pm / Achievement First: agenda | minutes

Committee Meeting Schedule

September 17, 2015 at 3:30pm / Governance Committee / Achievement First: agenda
January 27, 2016 at 12pm / Governance Committee / AF Amistad High School: agenda


2014-15 School Year

Amistad Academy Board Meeting Schedule

July 21, 2014 at 12:00pm / Amistad Academy: agenda | minutes 
September 17, 2014 at 5:30pm / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda | minutes
November 19, 2014 at 5:30pm / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda |minutes
January 21, 2015 at 5:30pm / Amistad Academy High School: agenda minutes
March 25, 2015 at 5:30pm / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda | minutes 
May 20, 2015 at 5:30pm / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda minutes

Amistad Academy Joint High School Committee Meeting Schedule

September 17, 2014 at 4:30pm / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda |  minutes 
November 19, 2014 at 4:30pm / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda | minutes
January 21, 2015 at 4:30pm / Amistad Academy High School: agenda | minutes 
February 11, 2015 at 3:30pm /  Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda | minutes
April 2, 2015 at 4:30pm / AF Bridgeport Academy Middle School: agenda | minutes
May 20, 2015 at 4:30pm / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda | minutes

Committee Meeting Schedule

September 30, 2014 at 4:30pm / Governance Committee / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda
October 28, 2014 at 12:00pm / Finance Committee / Dial in: 712-432-1549, Enter code 9456#
November 19, 2014 at 4:30pm / Governance Committee / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda
January 12, 2015 at 4:30pm / Governance Committee / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda
May 20, 2015 at 3:30 pm / Governance Committee / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda

2013-14 School Year

August 1, 2013 at 12pm / Amistad Academy: agenda minutes 
September 25, 2013 at 5:30pm / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda  minutes 
November 25, 2013 at 6:00pm / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda |minutes
January 22, 2014 at 6:00pm / Amistad Academy: agenda | minutes 
March 26, 2014 at 5:30pm / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda | minutes 
May 28, 2014 at 5:30pm / Amistad Academy: agenda | minutes

2012-13 School Year

July 26, 2012: agenda | minutes 
September 19, 2012: agenda | minutes 
November 28, 2012: agenda minutes
January 23, 2013: agenda | minutes
March 20, 2013: agenda | minutes
May 29, 2013: agenda | minutes 

2011-12 School Year

July 28, 2011: agenda | minutes 
September 21, 2011: agenda | minutes 
November 30, 2011: agenda | minutes
January 24, 2012: agenda | minutes
March 28, 2012: agenda | minutes
May 30, 2012: agenda | minutes
June 18, 2012: agenda | minutes 

2010-11 School Year

2010-11 School Year: minutes

2009-10 School Year

July 21, 2009: agenda | minutes
September 29, 2009: agenda | minutes
November 17, 2009: agenda | minutes
January 28, 2010: agenda | minutes
April 6, 2010: agenda | minutes
June 1, 2010: agenda | minutes

Archives

2008-09 School Year: agendas and minutes

Officers

Carolyn Greenspan, Chair
Caroline Williams, Vice Chair
Lorraine Gibbons, Secretary
Michael D. Griffin, Treasurer

Directors

Jennifer Connell
Cassie Crockett
Katrin Czinger
Daisy Gonzales
David Katzman
Dorsey Kendrick
Andrew Lachman
Jane Levin
Reginald Simmons
Pat Sweet 

Elm City College Preparatory

Under Connecticut state law, public charter schools must post their yearly schedule of board meetings, as well as the agenda and minutes of each meeting.

2015-16 School Year

August 13, 2015 at 12:00pm / Elm City College Prep Middle School: agenda | minutes
September 4, 2015 at 7:15am / Achievement First: agenda | minutes 
September 17, 2015 at 5:30pm / Achievement First: agenda | minutes
November 18, 2015 at 5:30pm / Achievement First: agenda | minutes
January 14, 2015 at 12:00pm / Achievement First, 403 James St. New Haven: agenda | minutes
January 21, 2015 at 8:15pm / Achievement First, 403 James St. New Haven: agenda | minutes
January 27, 2015 at 5:30pm / AF Amistad High School: agenda | minutes
March 23, 2016 at 5:30pm / Achievement First: agenda | minutes
April 7, 2016 at 1:00pm / Achievement First: agenda | minutes
May 18, 2016 at 5:30pm / Achievement First: agenda | minutes  

Committee Meeting Schedule

September 17, 2015 at 3:30pm / Governance Committee / Achievement First: agenda
January 27, 2016 at 12pm / Governance Committee / Achievement First: agenda 

2014-15 School Year

July 21, 2014 at 12:00pm / Amistad Academy: agenda minutes 
September 17, 2014 at 5:30pm / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda | minutes
November 19, 2014 at 5:30pm / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda |minutes
January 21, 2015 at 6:00pm / Amistad Academy High School: agenda minutes
March 25, 2015 at 5:30pm / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda minutes
May 20, 2015 at 5:30pm / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda | minutes
July 1, 2015 at 10:00am / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda | minutes

Committee Meeting Schedule

September 30, 2014 at 4:30pm / Governance Committee / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda
November 19, 2014 at 4:30pm / Governance Committee / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda
January 12, 2015 at 4:30pm / Governance Committee / 403 James Street: agenda
May 20, 2015 at 3:30 pm / Governance Committee / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda 

2013-14 School Year

August 1, 2013 at 12pm / Amistad Academy: agenda minutes 
September 25, 2013 at 5:30pm / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda minutes 
November 25, 2013 at 6:00pm / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda | minutes
January 22, 2014 6:00pm / Amistad Academy: agenda | minutes
March 26, 2014  at 5:30pm / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: agenda minutes 
May 28, 2014 at 5:30pm / Amistad Academy: agenda | minutes

2012-13 School Year

July 26, 2012: agenda | minutes
September 19, 2012: agenda | minutes
October 23, 2012: agenda | minutes 
November 28, 2012: agenda | minutes
January 23, 2013: agenda | minutes
March 20, 2013: agenda | minutes
May 29, 2013: agenda | minutes

2011-12 School Year

July 28, 2011: agenda | minutes
September 21, 2011: agenda | minutes
November 30, 2011: agenda | minutes
January 24, 2012: agenda | minutes
March 28, 2012: agenda | minutes
May 30, 2012: agenda | minutes

2010-11 School Year

2010-11 School Year: minutes

2009-10 School Year

July 21, 2009: agenda | minutes
September 29, 2009: agenda | minutes
November 17, 2009: agenda | minutes
January 28, 2010: agenda | minutes
April 6, 2010: agenda | minutes
June 1, 2010: agenda | minutes

Archives

2008-09 School Year: agendas and minutes

Officers

Dick Ferguson, Chair
Will Heins, Vice Chair
Lystra Richardson, Secretary
Laura Saverin, Treasurer

Directors

Magaly Cajigas
Patric Gregory
Marnie Halsey
Stephanie Ma
Sharon Oster
Prish Pierce
Kate Stasik
Carlos Torre
Genevive Walker
Sean Williams 

 
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