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So far Safal Partners has created 36 blog entries.

When It Comes to Choice, Small Grants Can Make a Big Difference

By | 2017-07-06T19:09:45+00:00 May 13th, 2016|

I nominate one of the smallest pieces of the ESSA as a potential high-leverage point for choice. Hidden in the Charter School Program (CSP) amid language shaping the grants administered by State Education Agencies (SEAs) is a little provision that could eventually lead to big changes regarding school choice. States can now spend 7 [...]

Mahua Majumdar

By | 2017-06-13T20:23:47+00:00 June 12th, 2014|

Mahua has diverse professional experience ranging from project management to financial valuation and audit, in the construction, utility & infrastructure and waste management industry. Prior to joining Safal, she served as a Consultant with Deloitte’s Transaction and Business Analysis Service. While at Deloitte, she received a Merit Award recognizing her contribution to the [...]

Caroline Bentley

By | 2017-06-14T15:58:46+00:00 April 12th, 2014|

Caroline brings diverse knowledge in business communication and design. As a Communications Specialist at Safal, Caroline has been a part of projects on career and technical education, the designing of app graphics and visual displays, and providing targeted technical assistance to State Education Agencies. Prior to Safal, she spearheaded a business consulting team [...]

Donna McGuire

By | 2017-07-06T13:03:34+00:00 July 6th, 2013|

Donna McGuire, Executive Administrator, brings 20 years of experience in educational leadership and instruction. She served as the Assistant Principal for 12 years in the Alief School District, and supervised the Special Education program. At Elementary and Middle school levels, Donna spearheaded the academic development of Gifted and ELL students. She was a [...]

Kirsten Schaffer

By | 2017-06-23T16:15:01+00:00 June 23rd, 2013|

Kirsten Schaffer is a digital media strategist and communications professional with a decade of experience informing and engaging the public through multimedia. As a former television news journalist, she is a natural storyteller who builds audiences by creating content that connects people to their community and the people who shape it. Kirsten covered education, health, [...]