Eva Moskowitz is a recognized reformer of the education sector especially in Harlem where she has been a resident for a long time. She is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Success Academy Charter Schools which is a leading network of high performing and excellent educational institutions in the city of New York. Around areas such as Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, and Manhattan the charter schools which have rapidly grown to 34 campuses serve over 11,000 children. The policies she advocates for are those that teach children how to read and write from an early age, and she encourages greater community participation and investments in schools.
All the schools in the network are notable for their excellent academic performance although the majority of the members come from poverty stricken families. In 2012 the first Harlem school was awarded the National Blue Ribbon School prize by the U.S. Department of Education. Eva Moskowitz started promoting educational causes when she was a board member of the New York City Council. While serving the council as the Education Committee Council’s chair, Eva Moskowitz closely supervised and investigated issues affecting hundreds of the city schools with the intent of finding improvements.
Due to the vast experience, she accumulated in managing teaching practices, lighting schools and ensuring efficiency; she designs a unique curriculum and education routines for Success Academy. Eva Moskowitz has been at the forefront of advocating for national reforms in education so that all children can have better learning opportunities that can develop their intellect. That is why her network of charter schools are famous for scoring the highest proficiency marks. She was educated in Harlem and raised by two professors before she acquired her Ph.D. Her success with minority and poor children established Eva Moskovitz as a robust and fearless fighter for transparency and accountability in the education sector so that higher standards can be achieved in all schools. Due to lack of wide choices for parents, she championed movements that created better learning opportunities by streamlining teacher hiring, their pay, and offering children the best education options.