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Achievement First Board of Directors

Achievement First’s Board of Directors is a talented and experienced group of professionals. The Board's strong expertise in multiple fields—education, community development, business, law, youth programming and finance—allow it to provide strong governance and oversight of the school. The Board includes members who have a deep understanding of the Achievement First model.

Achievement First

 

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

Carlton L. Highsmith
CEO (retired), Specialized Packaging Group 
Middlebury, CT

James Peyser 
Partner, NewSchools Venture Fund 
Boston, MA

Jon D. Sackler 
President, Bouncer Foundation 
Greenwich, CT

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

Ariela Rozman 
CEO, TNTP 
Brooklyn, NY

Jeanne Melino

Vincent Dowling

Achievement First Brooklyn

 

2014-15 School Year

July 31, 2014 at 3:00pm / Achievement First, 335 Adams Street, Brooklyn: Agenda Minutes 

September 22, 2014 at 6:00pm / Achievement First, 335 Adams Street, Brooklyn: Agenda | Minutes

October 27, 2014 at 5:00pm / Finance Committee Meeting / Dial in: 712-432-1549, Enter code 9456#

AF Brooklyn Board Family Engagement Committee Monday, November 03, 2014
AF Brooklyn Board Development Committee Monday, November 10, 2014
AF Brooklyn Board Academic Committee Tuesday, November 11, 2014
AF Brooklyn Board Finance Committee Friday, November 14, 2014
AF Brooklyn Board Tuesday, November 18, 2014
AF Brooklyn Board Executive Committee Monday, December 15, 2014
AF Brooklyn Board Academic Committee Thursday, January 08, 2015
AF Brooklyn Board Development Committee Saturday, January 10, 2015
AF Brooklyn Board Family Engagement Committee Monday, January 12, 2015
AF Brooklyn Board Finance Committee Tuesday, January 20, 2015
AF Brooklyn Board Thursday, January 22, 2015
AF Brooklyn Board Executive Committee Tuesday, February 24, 2015
AF Brooklyn Board Family Engagement Committee Monday, March 02, 2015
AF Brooklyn Board Academic Committee Thursday, March 05, 2015
AF Brooklyn Board Development Committee Tuesday, March 10, 2015
AF Brooklyn Board Finance Committee Monday, March 16, 2015
AF Brooklyn Board Wednesday, March 18, 2015
AF Brooklyn Board Executive Committee Tuesday, May 05, 2015
AF Brooklyn Board Development Committee Monday, May 11, 2015
AF Brooklyn Board Family Engagement Committee Monday, May 18, 2015
AF Brooklyn Board Academic Committee Thursday, May 21, 2015
AF Brooklyn Board Finance Committee Tuesday, May 26, 2015
AF Brooklyn Board Tuesday, June 02, 2015

 

Members

Andy Hubbard

Ambrose Wooden, Jr.

Amy Arthur Samuels

Claire Robinson

Deborah  Shanley

Gabe Schwartz

Jon  Atkeson

Judith Jenkins

Justin Cohen

Kelly  Wachowicz

L. Priscilla  Hall

Lee Gause

Lee Gelernt

Matt Tartaglia

Ted Coons

Achievement First Rhode Island

 

2014-15 School Year

October 21, 2014 at 5:30pm / AFPMA, 370 Hartford Avenue, Providence: Agenda |

November 20, 2014 at 6:00pm / AFPMA, 370 Hartford Avenue, Providence: Agenda | Minutes

January 27, 2015 at 6:00pm / AFPMA, 370 Hartford Avenue, Providence: Agenda | Minutes

March 17, 2015 at 6:00pm / AFPMA, 370 Hartford Avenue, Providence: Agenda | Minutes

May 27, 2015 at 6:00pm / AFPMA, 370 Hartford Avenue, Providence: Agenda | Minutes

Officers

Mayor Angel Taveras, Chair
Betty Bernal, Treasurer

Directors

Norman E. McCulloch

Brian P. Gallogly

Jeffery Williams

Jorge Elorza

Marta Martinez

Macky McCleary

A schedule for all meetings for the 2012-13 school year is below. All meetings will take place at the offices of Hinckley, Allen & Snyder, LLP (50 Kennedy Plaza).

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 30, 2013 (5:30 - 8:00 p.m.): agenda | minutes
July 25, 2013 (5:30 - 8:00 p.m.): agenda | minutes

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.

2014-15 School Year

July 21, 2014 at 12pm / Amistad Academy: Agenda Minutes 

September 18, 2014 at 5:00pm / AF Bridgeport Academy Middle School: Agenda | Minutes

November 17, 2014 at 6:00pm / AFBA Middle 529 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport: Agenda | Minutes

January 21, 2015 at 6:00pm / Amistad Academy, 130 Edgewood Avenue, New Haven: Agenda | Minutes

March 19, 2015 at 6:00pm / AFBA Middle 529 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport: Agenda | Minutes

May 28, 2015 at 6:00pm / AFBA Middle 529 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport: 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

Andy Boas, Chair
Max Perez, Secretary
Ed Raice, Treasurer

Directors

Judy Andrews
Dick Kalt
Melissa Ceriale
Harold Kamins
Christopher Kunhardt
Marlene Macauda
Cornelius Medas
Max Medina
Wiley Mullins
Debra Hertz
Jim Bennett

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.

2014-15 School Year

July 21, 2014 at 12pm / Amistad Academy: Agenda Minutes 

September 15, 2014 at 5:00pm / AF Hartford Academy High School: Agenda | Minutes 

November 24, 2014 at 4:00pm / AFHAHS 305 Greenfield Street, Hartford: Agenda | Minutes

January 21, 2015 at 6:00pm / AFHAHS 305 Greenfield Street, Hartford: Agenda | Minutes

March 16, 2015 at 4:00pm / AFHAHS 305 Greenfield Street, Hartford: Agenda | Minutes

May 18, 2015 at 4:00pm / AFHAHS 305 Greenfield Street, Hartford: 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

Jean LaVecchia, Chair
Marshall Ruben, Vice Chair
Colleen Palmer, Secretary
John Motley, Treasurer

Directors

Laura Estes
Denise Gallucci
James Morton
Tina Rendon
Gretchen Unfried
Nancy Zwiener

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.

2014-15 School Year

July 21, 2014 at 12pm / Amistad Academy: Agenda Minutes 

September 17, 2014 at 5:30pm / Elm City College Prep Elementary School: Agenda | Minutes

October 28, 2014 at 12:00pm / Finance Committee Meeting / Dial in: 712-432-1549, Enter code 9456#

November 19, 2014 at 5:30pm / Elm City College Prep, 407 James Street, New Haven: Agenda | Minutes

January 21, 2015 at 6:00pm / Elm City College Prep, 407 James Street, New Haven: Agenda | Minutes

March 25, 2015 at 5:30pm / Elm City College Prep, 407 James Street, New Haven: Agenda | Minutes

May 20, 2015 at 5:30pm / Elm City College Prep, 407 James Street, New Haven: Agenda | Minutes

 

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

Paul McCraven
Alexander Troy
Pat Sweet
Mayor Toni Harp
Sherri Gellman
Howard Hill
Dorsey Kendrick
Andrew Lachman
Katrin Czinger
Khadijah Muhammed

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.

2014-15 School Year

July 21, 2014 at 12pm / 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, 407 James Street, New Haven: Agenda | Minutes

January 21, 2015 at 6:00pm / Elm City College Prep, 407 James Street, New Haven: Agenda | Minutes

March 25, 2015 at 5:30pm / Elm City College Prep, 407 James Street, New Haven: Agenda | Minutes

May 20, 2015 at 5:30pm / Elm City College Prep, 407 James Street, New Haven: Agenda | Minutes

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

Marnie Halsey
Sharon Oster
Patricia Pierce
Deb Quinsee
Erik Clemons
Kate Stasik
Magalay Cajigas

 
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