Eva Moskowitz is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of SACS (Success Academy Charter Schools). She also worked as the City Council Member of New York. Most of her works were centered on the privatization of the public education system through the charter school network.
Eva Moskowitz has proven that she has good leadership qualities when it comes to education reform. Through SACS, Eva is offering thousands of children from the inner-cities with the opportunity to realize their academic potential. Currently, Success Academy has more than 46 schools and over 500 professional teachers. Apart from being the founder of SACS, Eva Moskowitz has worked with other organizations such as Harlem Education Fair, Students First NY, and NYCCSC (New York Charter School Center).
Eva Moskowitz was brought up in Manhattan and received her high school education from Stuyvesant High School. Eva also attended Pennsylvania University, from where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in History. She did not stop at degree level. Eva Moskowitz was an alumnus of Johns Hopkins University, from where she received her Ph.D. in the History of America. While doing her Ph.D. in 1991, Eva’s dissertation paper was about naming the problem.
Eva brought to light how the popular culture in America paved the way for political interest.
Eva Moskowitz started her career as an educator of history at the University of Virginia. She was also a substitute professor of mass culture and communications at the same institution. Eva was also employed as an assistant lecturer of history at the University of Vanderbilt. Besides being a professor of history, Moskowitz was the Director of ReadNet, a program that deals with children’s literacy. She founded SACS (Success Academy Charter Schools) before venturing into active politics. She ventured into politics with the objective of campaigning for quality education system across America. She believes that every child despite the background deserves access to quality education.