Staff Updates

Equality Middle School Fall Dance

        ECMS is hosting a Fall Harvest Dance is Friday,October 20th from 4-6pm.  It will be a fun night of snacks and dancing. Families have been asked to contact the middle school if you would like to chaperone the event.  The Fall Harvest dance is hosted by our Culture Team to thank scholars for following our […]

New Item Added To Equality Charter Middle School Uniform

Thank you for your parent feedback during orientation week!!! Based on your requests, we have exciting news that we have added a new Outerwear Garment to the approved Equality Charter Middle School Uniform that is also acceptable for Equality Charter High School uniform. This will give schools the option to wear a top for a […]

Equality Charter Middle School’s Science “Labtop” Fundraiser

Middle school Science teacher Ms. Cunningham is currently raising funds so scholars can utilize Chromebooks to take them beyond the walls of the classroom and explore science with technology. Stay tuned next year for updates with how these Chromebooks are utilized for scholar success and growth in the Science room. You can find more information […]

Adult Career Education Programs featured in “Co-op City Times Newspaper”!

Errol Olton, Founding Director of Adult Programming, discusses Career Education programs, new college partnership, and other offerings to the Bronx Community in this news article feature.

New Teacher Spotlight

At Equality Charter School, the Director Ms.Caitlin Franco has made it explicit as to what she looks for in an educator. Staff must be dedicated to providing essential academic, social and emotional support to students of all communities in the Bronx. This year specifically she feels the team absolutely has the members to ensure this […]

“Throw Back Thursday” – Equality’s Library Project

We are thrilled that our Middle School library project was completed this past year. We are grateful to have been highlighted in Follett’s “Genrefication in the Library” article, which highlighted staff member Cara Fitzgerald and her amazing work with this project. We are extremely proud for Ms. Fitzgerald’s accomplishments with our library and happy that she has […]

“Throw Back Thursday” – Equality’s High School Play with Teacher Lisa Romano

Equality Charter School is proud to highlight Spanish Teacher Lisa Romano in this week’s Throw Back Thursday post. Last year, Ms. Romano was a leader in organizing our High School Play, an adaptation of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” This year, she is sharing her energy and passion for theater with her work on the High […]

Dr.Rigolosi Nurtures and Nudges Teacher Growth at Equality Charter High School

Who is Dr.Rigolosi?  Laura Rigolosi is an education professional who began doing staff development work in 2003, and through the years has worked in secondary schools in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. While working as a staff developer, she earned her doctorate from Teachers College where she taught several courses in English Education. Upon […]

“Throw Back Thursday” – Executive Director Caitlin Franco highlighted in Harvard’s Education Magazine

Equality Charter School’s Founder and Executive Director, Caitlin Franco, was highlighted in the article, “What’s the Big Idea?” in Harvard’s “Ed Magazine.” The article asked, “When it comes to “improving” schools, students, and teachers, there’s no shortage of opinions out there on what won’t work. We wanted to know, what could work?” Ms. Franco discussed teaching social […]

“Throw Back Thursday” – Marie McManus Makes Top 40 Teachers Nominated for the Big Apple Awards!

Remember when Mrs. McManus was a Top 40 Finalist of the Big Apple Awards out of thousands of NYC Educators? Well we do! In June 2015, Mrs. McManus was nominated for her work as a Special Education Teacher at Equality Charter School. She was nominated by Equality scholars and underwent an arduous evaluation process including an […]