Leadership is a Choice

Along with ensuring access to high quality public schools for all Newark children, the Newark Trust for Education is committed to supporting efforts to recruit and retain outstanding school leaders.

Our Committee of Advocates Forum: Finders Keepers: Recruiting and Retaining High Quality School Leaders will take place in our Community Room on March 26 between 6pm and 8pm. Seating is limited so RSVP now!

In the days and weeks leading up to the forum, we will be posting some of the latest thinking on leadership recruitment and retention, and the qualities and characteristics of effective leaders. We invite you to join the conversation.

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Luis Muñoz Marin School Principal Maria Ortiz, who received funding for a Therapeutic Learning Room through the Trust's Funders Collaborative. 

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Funders Collaborative Principals’ Roundtable Discuss Challenges

Principals_Rountable_2.jpgDozens of principals from Newark Public Schools convened last month for the Newark Trust for Education's principals' roundtable. The event, sponsored by the Trust's Funders' Collaborative for High-Quality School Options, focused on many of the obstacles schools face each day that can take away from a principal's full vision of high-quality schools.

"How is the collaborative making an impact in your school?" asked Dale Anglin, Senior Program Officer with the Victoria Foundation. "We can only make an impact if we know what's going on, and these types of venues are immensely valuable in that regard," she added.

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Turning Public Data Into Public Knowledge

NatalieBraithwaite.jpgOur very own Natalie Brathwaite, Newark Trust's Director of Programs and Community Outreach, will be a featured panelist at the SXSWedu Conference Festival in Austin, Texas, in March 2015! She'll join peers from around the country to discuss "Turning Public Data into Public Knowledge."

Click here to read more about this important discussion: http://bit.ly/1wpSwVJ


Eagle Academy for Young Men’s Tie Ceremony

10542968_721795921222802_4224523972598307177_o.jpgThe Newark Trust extends our heartfelt congratulations to all of the fine young men who earned their Eagle Academy Tie at the Tie Ceremony held on Saturday, November 1. Eagle Academy for Young Men of Newark is a Newark District Public School, located at Historic Weequahic High School.

The Newark Trust extends our heartfelt congratulations to all of the fine young men who earned their Eagle Academy Tie at the Tie Ceremony held on Saturday, November 1. Eagle Academy for Young Men of Newark is a Newark District Public School, located at Historic Weequahic High School.

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Netnavigator Shows Who Is Funding What and Where in Newark Public Schools

On October 17, the Newark Trust hosted its first-ever Webinar on Netnavigator, an innovative tool that easily enables you to see just what programs and initiatives are operating, and, how much is being invested in each of these programs -- school by school -- throughout public district and public charter schools in Newark.

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Newark Trust Hosts First Committee of Advocates Meeting of 2014-15

The Newark Trust for Education hosted its first Committee of Advocates meeting of the year on Wednesday, October 22nd with a diverse group of community members, civic leaders and district staff. This meeting focused on the collection and review of initial feedback on Newark's school enrollment process. Participants not only analyzed the obstacles and roadblocks encountered during the enrollment process, they also identified opportunities for moving forward, and were joined by NPS staff members who presented and listened to feedback.

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Newark Trust Takes Part in Parent Advocacy Training

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On Saturday, October 25, Newark Trust CEO Ross Danis presented a overview of Newark’s education history including State Takeover, the Abbott decisions, the rise of charter schools, and the recent roll out of One Newark, to a group of Newark parents participating in Parent Advocacy Training led by Education Reform Now, and organized by director of programs, Shannel Dunns.

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