Education

JONATHAN K. HAGE

PRESIDENT & CEO, CHARTER SCHOOLS USA, FORT LAUDERDALE

Charter Schools USA has more than 75,000 students at nearly 100 schools in five states. Hage founded the company in 1997. Charter Schools boasts an overall graduation rate of 94% for 2020. Two of its high schools graduated 100% of its seniors, and one school graduated 99%. From 2015 to 2020, Charter schools saw a 19-point improvement for black students and a 13-point improvement for Hispanic students. White students improved by nine points.

EDUCATION University of Colorado (BA), Georgetown University (MA)
SOMETHING SURPRISING My wife and I are helping raise two boys from Haiti who are top high school tennis players.
WORRIES ABOUT Politics negatively impacting even the best of ideas
SABBATICAL TOPIC I’d study the ocean and the reefs that are in a constant battle to survive.

Randy Avent

Florida Polytechnic University

ALEXANDER N. CARTWRIGHT

University of Central Florida

Alberto Carvalho

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

GARY CHARTRAND

Children's Movement

GRANT H. CORNWELL

ROLLINS COLLEGE

Tim Cost

Jacksonville University

Marshall Criser III

State University System

Julio Frenk

University of Miami

Kent Fuchs

University of Florida

BRENT GOLDMAN

XCEED PREPARATORY ACADEMY

Jonathan Hage

Charter Schools USA

Gregory Adam Haile

Broward College

George Hanbury

Nova Southeastern University

Garry Jones

Full Sail University

John Kelly

Florida Atlantic University

Anne Kerr

Florida Southern College

John Kirtley

Step Up for Students

Greg Marino

Kaplan North America

Andres Moreno

Open Education

Ava Parker

Palm Beach State College

MADELINE PUMARIEGA

Miami Dade College

Mark Rosenberg

Florida International University

MARTHA D. SAUNDERS

UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA

Larry Thompson

Ringling College of Art and Design

Richard Weissman

The Learning Experience