Public Charter Board Recruitment and Development Workshop

Aug 29, 2013 | Blog

Monday, September 9
4pm to 6pm

Montlake Library*
2401 24th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112
*This event is not sponsored by The Seattle Public Library. 

Please join us to learn about recruiting and developing a board for a public charter school from national expert Marci Cornell-Feist of The High Bar (

Webinar access will be available. Please RSVP to and indicate if you will be attending in person or via the web.

More about Marci: Marci Cornell-Feist is the Founder and Executive Director of The High Bar, an organization dedicated to helping public charter schools develop boards that will govern strategically and efficiently. She is considered a national expert on charter school governance. She founded her charter school consultancy Meetinghouse Solutions in 2001, and has focused on charter school governance since the mid-1990s. After working with 200+ charter schools, she created The High Bar to implement the most effective strategies and practices of her many clients, and as a means of spreading this information to a wider audience of charter schools. She is author of the Charter School Trustees Guide and numerous articles, including two issue briefs for the National Association of Charter School Authorizers, and is a frequent keynote speaker at major charter school conferences. Marci is also a co-founder of The Achievement Network, which helps schools use data-driven strategies to raise student achievement.

Earlier in her career, Marci worked throughout the nonprofit sector, including positions as senior staffer at the Massachusetts Charter School Resource Center, Northwest Regional Director for the Student Conservation Association, Deputy Director of the Consortium/UNHCR refugee resettlement program in Lao P.D.R., and Peace Corps Volunteer in Thailand. Marci is a graduate of the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Bowdoin College.