Posts Tagged ‘Mosaica Education’


We live in an increasingly polarized and toxic environment – and I’m not talking about the drilling rig explosion that has spewed millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.  We see the venom most clearly in politics.  Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House, hypes book sales by saying the current Administration […]


Gene and I attended the NewSchools Venture Fund Summit in Washington last week.  There were 600 attendees, almost all educational entrepreneurs committed to systemic change.  One of the conference highlights was a discussion between Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Representative George Miller, Chair of the House Education and Labor Committee, moderated by Ted Mitchell, […]

T.R. Paul Academy Student Regional Winner in Google Art Competition

FORT COLLINS, CO (May 18, 2010) – On May 18, 2010, Google officials visited T.R. Paul Academy, a public charter school in Fort Collins for a special presentation. Tessa Marquardt-Burrell, an 8th grader at the academy was selected as one of the 40 regional winners in the “Doodle 4 Google” national art competition. The Google […]


Last week, Gene, Dawn, Tom Keane and I presided over a three-day session of the Mosaica Executive Leadership Institute in Atlanta.  Much of the time was devoted to the development of strategic plans and other cerebral pursuits, but a moment of clarity came for me came during a break, while I was talking about a […]

Capital Area Academy Awarded Michigan “Green School” Designation

Capital Area Academy, in Lansing is now a “Michigan Green School”. On May 3, 2010 Mayor Virg Bernero joined the school community for its “green school” designation ceremony.

Celebrate National Charter School Week May 2-8, 2010

As we approach National Charter School Week, there is much to be excited about. In our country, more than 1.6 million students attend charter schools and the numbers are growing. With strong bipartisan support in Congress, we are well on our way to achieving a more favorable political environment to support charter school growth and […]


I am very excited to announce one well-deserved promotion and two new members of Team Mosaica: Tom Keane is our new Senior Vice President, Ebbie Parsons is our new Chief Operating Officer, and John Q. Porter is our new Executive Vice President and COO of Mosaica Turnaround Partners Tom Keane has been a member of […]