Eva Moskowitz – the Founder and CEO of the Success Academy

Mrs. Eva Moskowitz is the founder and current Chief Executive Officer of the Success Academy. She also worked as the City Council Member of the Upper Eastern Side in the NYC. As the founder of the Success Academy, Eva has built the largest network of school charter in NYC (New York City). The network comprises of 34 campuses that are currently serving more than 11000 children in many ways. Within a half decade of establishment, the network has produced astounding results.

Perhaps, Eva Moskowitz has managed to change the landscape of education for the better. Most of her work involve the privation of the public education system through the use of a movement known as charter school. Apart from being the founder of Success Academy, Eva Moskowitz has worked with other educational organizations, such as NYC Charter Education Center, Harlem Education Fair, and Students First NY. Also, the strategies that have been promoted by Eva in the education system can be witnessed at the state schools in New York. These schools are currently experiencing high proficiency scores, and five among the top ten students in mathematics are from the Success Academy. Similarly, four of the top twenty students in English are from the Success Academy.

As an advocate of higher standards and accountability, Eva is dedicated to bringing improvement in the public schools that have been ineffective for a long time. However, she was fed up with the forces that were brought up by the status quo and was forced to look for a better option, which involves the use of philanthropic money. As a result, Eva Moskowitz was able to establish the first charter school in 2006.

Regarding educational background, Eva Moskowitz attended Pennsylvania University, from where she received a Bachelor Degree in History. Moskowitz also attended Johns Hopkins University, from where she received her Ph.D. in the American History. After completing her studies, Eva Moskowitz started her career as a professor of women’s history at Virginia University. She also worked as a part-time professor in mass culture and communication at Vanderbilt University.

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