Monarch Academy Baltimore Names Board of Directors
Monarch Academy Public Charter School in Baltimore, which opened for the first time to students Aug. 31, named its first board of directors. The school, located at 6802 McClean Blvd. in northeast Baltimore, is The Children’s Guild Institute’s second public charter school.
The board includes:
• Rose M. Backus-Hamm, former principal for Baltimore City Public Schools
• Dennis G. Cherot, president and CEO of Total Health Care
• ellen cherry, singer/songwriter
• Kenneth R. Darden, president and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Baltimore
• Michael Gajewski, chief financial officer of Canusa Corp.
• Gregory Gann, president of Gann Partnership LLC
• Jawauna M. Greene, director of communications and marketing for the Maryland Transit Administration
• David J. Nyweide, social science research analyst for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
• Deborah S. Phelps, principal of Windsor Mill Middle School
• Carole Stolte-Upman, president of Chesapeake Disability Management and executive director of Maturity Concepts: Care Management and Consulting
• Lori Trumble, president and CEO of Lori M. Trumble LLC consulting
Monarch Academy Baltimore opened to kindergarten, first-, second-, third-, and fourth-grade students in Baltimore City and will grow to serve students in kindergarten through eighth grade. The school provides rigorous academics, project-based learning, and a focus on arts and technology in a school environment that stimulates the senses.
Monarch Academy Public Charter School Baltimore Campus (www.monarchcharter.org) is a co-educational public charter school operated by The Children’s Guild serving students in Baltimore City. Monarch Academy provides students with an enriched, rigorous, hands-on, academic curriculum emphasizing project-based learning and the arts and technology. The Baltimore Campus opened to students in kindergarten, first, second, third and fourth grades.