Eva Moskowitz grew up in the neighborhood of Morningside Heights, Manhattan. She graduated from Stuyvesant High School where “she believed half of the teachers there were incompetent” according to Steven Brill. Early on in her career after receiving a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University she taught women’s history at the University of Virginia as a visiting professor, also at Vanderbilt University as an assistant professor, and at City University of New York also as an assistant professor of history.
Eva Moskowitz, the founder of the Success Academy Education Institute(Charter School) is looking to change public policies and public school design in order to assure that more kids are getting educational excellence. Eva Moskowitz is showing the nation what is possible by doing everything differently from the aesthetics of schooling, to the way math is being taught, to the way financial operations are run.
Eva Moskowitz’ school after achieving great results decided to allow other educators the ability to access their blueprints which will empower them to hone their craft and be able to hone their ability to be a great teacher. This is amazing because it shows that Eva Moskowitz cares about not just the education of her own students but is also attempting to spread the resources and allow others to benefit and grow from her educational methods. She believes more high quality options need to be there for students because there are huge amounts of students not getting the quality education they need and there are somewhere near 50,000 students stuck on charter school waiting lists and they won’t all get in. Eva Moskowitz’ Charter School System is reimagining the way K-12 public education is being taught and is achieving excellent results for her students.