CACS is happy to report that we are working toward the submission of our Letter of Intent due Friday, July 7th. Our Applicant Group has been meeting regularly to work on this goal, and we anticipate submitting our full application in August as well. Please stay tuned on our progress, and thank you for your support.
Wayne D. Jones specializes in program development, grant writing, strategic planning, charter school development, legal/government compliance and program evaluation. Wayne wrote or co-wrote proposals that secured more than $70 million in grants and government contracts for public school districts, charter schools and educational not-for-profit organizations. He oversaw the development of grant pro
Frank San Felice has over 45 years of experience in education. For more than 10 years, he was Program Director of several federally-funded programs including five federal Teacher Incentive Fund-supported programs in New York and New Jersey and the national Network of Independent Charter Schools. He has helped community leaders and organizations design charter school programs and prepare successful
Our new Applicant Group and Founding Board includes educational and community leaders that believe in the Mission of CACS. Here are a few of our current members: Richard Bernstein, Chair Pauline Frank Joseph Tulloch Frank San Felice Wayne D. Jones Arthur H. Pritchard Circle Academy Charter School (CACS) offers all students, including students with special needs (SWD and ELLs) a comprehensive and d
Exciting News! CACS has been invited to a Capacity Interview as part of our application process. Successful applicant groups (particularly those members who are proposed to sit on the board of trustees) are invited to participate in a Capacity Interview. The Capacity Interviews are scheduled for September 26th through October 7th. Following this stage of the review process, The Board of Regents
Bonnie Fire has been practicing law for over a decade with experience in New York and New Jersey. She has worked both for partner firms and her own firm and currently serves as General Counsel for Kingsport Heights, LLC. Her expertise in real estate development, acquisitions, and tax law have been instrumental in compliance for Section 8 and Low Income Housing Tax Credit Programs. We are pleased t
Our Applicant Group will be meeting this week on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 6:30 PM at the Parsons Preschool in Jamaica, NY. Committee Group members have been continuing their work since our last full board meeting in areas such as Academics and Finances. Circle Academy will submit a full application to NYSED on or before August 16th.
Our Applicant Group Meets tonight at 6:30PM to continue work on Circle Academy’s full application due on August 16, 2016. With the recent acceptance of the Letter of Intent by NYSED, the board is eager to meet and further progress on our school.
Richard Bernstein is President and Owner of E-Rate Consulting, LLC. He is also the Former Principal of a private K-12 school in Queens, NY. He has expertise in project-based learning; grant development and educational technology. Bernstein has been fighting for quality schools for more than a decade with over 30 years of education administration experience. He has secured millions of dollars in fu
Joseph Tulloch has spent more than five years in finance and analysis in the areas of global banking, business operations and markets management. He currently serves as Business Associate in Investment Banking for Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. In 2010 he received the NAACP Outstanding Community Service Award. He is a member of the New York Urban League for Young Professionals among several leader
We are pleased to have Dean S. Tischfeld as part of our CACS Board of Trustees. Dean Tischfield has been working in the human and social services industries for over 20 years. He began his career designing financial strategies to protect individuals with disabilities and their families and presenting seminars to various not-for-profit agencies within New York State on those strategies. Since joi