DULUTH — Former Minnesota State Senator, Ember Reichgott Junge, will speak at North Star Academy, 3301 Technology Drive, on Tuesday, April 16, at 5:30 p.m. on “”How Charter Schools Began in Minnesota”. A reception will be held preceding the event from 4:45-5:15.
Reichgott Junge will present the Pioneering Charter School Story and Dispelling the Myths of Chartering from her award-winning book, Zero Chance of Passage.
Reichgott Junge was a founding board chair of Level-Up Academy, a White Bear Lake charter school, and is currently on the board of Charter Schools Development Corporation, which provides facilities support to charter schools. She is also Co-Founder of Heart of Dance, a Minnesota nonprofit that brings the benefits of partner dance to fifth and eighth graders in the schools through Dancing Classrooms of Mad Hot Ballroom fame (including Raleigh Academy in 2017). The public is welcome to attend.
For more information, contact Bonnie Jorgenson, Head of School, at 218-728-9556, ext. 5000.