- Charter schools
Tony Siddall is a program officer at Next Generation Learning Challenges, an initiative of the nonprofit association EDUCAUSE. He is responsible for the selection and support of grantees through the Assessment for Learning Project, a national effort dedicated to fundamentally rethinking the roles of assessment in advancing student learning. Siddall has spent his career with one foot in education policy and the other in practice. As a school administrator in New York City and a coach in the Boston Public Schools, he built community partnerships to expand learning time and provide wraparound services for students. As a charter school authorizer at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and a network support staffer for the charter management organization Achievement First, he helped guide schools through performance-based accountability systems in New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts. Siddall is the founder of Boston Leaders for the Future of Education, a grassroots network of innovative educators, and served from 2012 to 2014 as an elected County Committee representative for Election District 21 in Brooklyn, New York.