Washington, D.C. – The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) is pleased to announce that David Hoff will become the organization’s new Vice President for Communications and Marketing. As the leader of NAPCS’s communications function, Hoff will be the spokesperson for NAPCS and the public charter school movement. He begins his new position on October 9, 2012.
“We’re thrilled that David Hoff is joining our team” said Nina Rees, NAPCS President and CEO. “David’s deep experience in education and communications will help us spread the word about the high-quality public school options rapidly expanding across our nation.”
Before joining NAPCS, Hoff was the deputy assistant secretary for communication development at the U.S. Department of Education, where he worked closely with senior Education Department officials to develop messages supporting the Obama administration’s goal of providing a cradle-to-college education for all children. He oversaw speechwriting, publications, the Web site, and new media for the department. Prior to joining the Department in May 2009, David was a journalist for more than 20 years including more than 12 years at Education Week. He first wrote about charter schools in 1993 while at Education Daily.
“I'm excited to join the public charter school movement and the National Alliance,” said Hoff. “The movement is growing rapidly and is focused on providing a high-quality education for millions of children. It's driving the conversation around high expectations for students, teacher effectiveness and other key education reforms."
Hoff is a graduate of Hope College in Holland, Michigan. He lives in Arlington, Virginia with his wife and two sons.
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools is the leading national nonprofit organization committed to advancing the charter school movement. Our mission is to lead public education to unprecedented levels of academic achievement by fostering a strong charter sector. For more information, please visit our website at www.publiccharters.org.