One of the distinguishing characteristics of the charter school movement is that charter school leaders and staff have the opportunity to design a curriculum to focus on specific interest areas.
Kim McCabe is the director of digital strategy for the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. She manages the National Alliance website, social media accounts, email communications, and visual brand. Previously, Kim worked at Americans for the Arts, coordinating its state action network, online action center program, and external communications for the government affairs team. Kim began her career working in early childhood education policy at Child Care Aware of America, designing and managing the organization’s parent advocacy program. Her current work at the National Alliance builds on the belief that parents should be equipped and able to make choices about their children’s education and that they should have quality options to choose from. Kim grew up in Rochester, NY, and is a graduate of American University where she received a degree in Art History. She lives in Kensington, Maryland with her husband.
What do you love about your job? I Google every question that enters my mind, so I love that the work I do every day helps answer Google searches! I like to take complicated questions about education and make them accessible to parents.
Who was your favorite teacher? My art teacher Mrs. Glazer
Which sports team(s) do you root for? Baltimore Orioles & Syracuse basketball
Blog posts by Kim McCabe
Green Street Academy is not your typical school. This West Baltimore charter school is known for a hands-on teaching strategy that incorporates farming vegetables, raising tilapia, and maintaining a chicken coop for fresh eggs.