State Director Named for North and South Carolina Charter Schools

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Chuck Nusinov

Veteran leader brings more than 21 years of educational experience

CHARLOTTE, NC (March 6, 2018) – Chuck Nusinov, a veteran educator and educational leader has joined the Charter Schools USA (CSUSA) team as state director-Carolinas. He previously served 172 schools and more than 147,000 students as executive director of learning and teaching in Charlotte-Mecklenberg schools. His educational background includes teaching math, English language arts and social studies in district schools and public charter schools.  He served as assistant principal and principal for grades K-12 and currently is an adjunct professor at Wingate University and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte for aspiring teachers. Nusinov has authored and edited a variety of mathematics resources for gifted learners and has presented at local, state and national conferences including The College Board, The Lucas Educational Research Foundation and the Council of Great City Schools.  In this role, he will provide oversight of academics, school improvement, operations and leadership development for all schools managed by CSUSA in North and South Carolina.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and business administration from University of Baltimore.  He earned his Master of School Administration and Curriculum and Instruction from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

“Mr. Nusinov’s extensive experience in both the business and educational aspects of managing schools will bring our principals and teachers to a higher level at our Carolina schools,” said Jon Hage, president and CEO of CSUSA. “Ultimately, we believe his contributions will positively impact our students and their success.”

CSUSA manages eight schools in North Carolina and one in South Carolina, serving four governing boards and 5900 students. Future plans based on current discussions with governing boards and not-for-profit foundations indicate the possibility of opening two to three schools over the next three to five years depending on community demand. Founded by Jonathan Hage in 1997, CSUSA is the first education management company to earn corporation system-wide accreditation through AdvancED and is one of the nation’s leading charter school management companies. CSUSA currently manages 84 schools in seven states serving more than 70,000 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. CSUSA innovative educational advantages include advanced technology, meaningful parental involvement, student uniforms, consistent and fairly-enforced discipline policies, highly qualified and motivated staff, community focus, integrated character education and high academic growth and performance.

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