New TNTP President Among the First to Have Her NYC School’s Charter Revoked
In February 2015, TNTP (used to be The New Teacher Project, but now is just the letters TNTP) announced that effective summer 2015, TNTP will be making some executive-level changes (euphemistically named a “long-term growth strategy”) by dumping its previous CEO and president in favor of two other TNTP faithful:
BROOKLYN, NY – TNTP, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving educational quality, today announced plans for CEO Ariela Rozman and President Timothy Daly to step down as part of a long-term growth strategy. Two widely respected TNTP veterans, Daniel Weisberg and Karolyn Belcher, will become the organization’s new leaders by summer 2015.Rozman and Daly have both served at TNTP for 14 years. They assumed their current leadership roles in 2007, after the departure of Michelle Rhee….Two senior TNTP executives, Daniel Weisberg and Karolyn Belcher, will lead TNTP going forward. Weisberg will become the organization’s CEO, overseeing its executive team. Belcher will report to Weisberg as President, overseeing TNTP’s projects and programs.
TNTP is a Teach for America (TFA) spinoff-type of corporate ed reform organization, and one that is often associated with TFA. (For example, in Louisiana’s TFA contracts, TNTP is included to offer TFA’s temp teachers a sort of professional development.)
TNTP was established as a nonprofit in September 1995 by TFA alum, Michelle Rhee. According to TNTP’ s 2000 tax filing, the TNTP’s “statement of program accomplishments” is that it exists to “improve the methods by which teachers in the New TNTP President Among the First to Have Her NYC School’s Charter Revoked | deutsch29: