Eva Moskowitz is the CEO and founder of Success Academy Charter Schools. She attended The University of Pennsylvania and graduated from John Hopkins University with a Ph.D. in American History. Eva has a long history in Education. She has taught at schools such as Virgina University, Vanderbilt University, City University of New York, and Columbia University. Prior to becoming a CEO, she was a chair member of the education committee for the New York City Council. She held this position from 1999-2006.
In 2006, Eva Moskowitz founded Success Academy Charter Schools. Success Academy Charter Schools is known for being the largest and best-performing branch of charter schools in New York City. Eva Moskowitz had a mission when opening these schools. Her mission was to challenge the knowledge of children that come from low-income households with the highest academic standards possible. With opening Success Academy Charter Schools, Eva Moskowitz found herself to be a leader in education reform. This is due to giving children who come from inner cities a good education which will then help them to achieve their goals.
Recently, Success Academy Charter Schools had won a grant of $25,000. The grant was given to Eva Moskowitz at the National Charter School Convention in Washington D.C. With this award, she plans to open a brand new Institute. This institute will be dedicated to college readiness. Eva had mentioned that the award she received has proven a point. The award received makes a statement that less fortunate children are able to succeed in education no matter their background.
Eva has also planned to launch a third institute. This institute is named the Success Academy Education Institute. The purpose of this is to help spread their practices to others. The first project will include releasing their digital reading curriculum for free.