Ronald Chaluisán Battle, MEd, MA

Executive Director

Mr. Chaluisán works to unite people and organizations committed to helping Newark's 78,000 children and youth succeed in the classroom, at home, and in their communities. To achieve this goal, he leads the Trust's staff as they develop relationships built upon collaboration with families and key stakeholders. Through two-way information sharing, he encourages a broad input of ideas, setting shared objectives, making collective decisions, aligning actions, and continuously assessing progress. 

Formerly, Mr. Chaluisán served as the Vice President of New Visions for Public Schools. His responsibilities included leading the New Century High Schools Initiative from 2004 to 2010 and the New Visions Charter High Schools Initiative from 2011 to 2016.

He holds a bachelor's degree in Literature from Harvard University, a master's degree in Literature from Claremont Graduate University, and a master's degree in Educational Leadership from Bank Street College of Education.

Mr. Chaluisan is passionate about his family, storytelling, and the arts.