Perspectives Charter Schools' Board of Directors, Executive Leadership Team, and Principals ensure the favorable outcome of our mission to prepare our students for success in college and in life. Our board members are leaders in their respective industries. Many have been long time supporters of Perspectives. Their commitment to Perspectives and their generous contributions of both their time and expertise are central to the responsible management of our schools. 

Perspectives Charter Schools Board of Directors School Year 2017-2018 Meeting Dates

Q1 Meeting

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
SHOP- Conference Room

*Tentative Meeting

Friday, November 3, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
SHOP- Conference Room

Q2 Meeting

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
SHOP- Conference Room

Q3 Meeting

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
SHOP- Conference Room

Q4 Meeting

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
SHOP- Conference Room

Meeting Minutes

Board Members

Tony Anderson, Chairman

Larry Ashkin, Chairman Emeritus
Centrum Properties

Deborah Stevens, Treasurer
United Way 

Loren Weil, Secretary
Jones Day

Hall Adams III, Vice Chairman
Law Offices of Hall Adams

Rick Fezell
Ernst & Young LLP 

Amber Bobin
American Program Bureau, Inc.

Kimberlie Day
Perspectives Charter Schools

Ikram Goldman

Jess Goode
Illinois Institute of Technology

Rhonda Hopps
Perspectives Charter Schools
Cara Hughes
Baldwin Richardson Foods

Cheryle Jackson 

DeEtta Jones
DeEtta Jones and Associates

Andrew Killion
Akuna Capital, LLC

Holly Copeland
Horizon Pharma

Terrence Mullen
Allstate Investments

Diana Shulla-Cose
Perspectives Charter Schools

Sheree T. Speakman

Sandra P. Sterling
Civic Leader

LaMarr C. Taylor
Goldman Sachs & Co.

Andrew Ward
Stout Risius Ross, Inc.

Click here for a calendar of the 2017-2018 scheduled board meetings.

To inquire about an opportunity to join the Perspectives' Board of Directors and to help make an impact on public education, please contact CEO Rhonda Hopps.

Executive Leadership

Kim Day, Chief Education Officer and Founder
Rhonda Hopps, CFA, Chief Executive Officer
Diana Shulla-CosePresident and Founder


Victoria Jackson, Perspectives Middle Academy
Eron Powell, Perspectives High School of Technology
Eron Powell, Perspectives Leadership Academy
Stephen Todd, Perspectives Rodney D. Joslin Campus
Brandy Woodard, Perspectives/IIT Math & Science Academy

Perspectives Charter Schools has one central office for the administration of its network of five schools. The central office, often referred to as the Support Hub of Perspectives, or SHOP, is located at:

1530 South State Street, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60605
P 312.604.2200 / F 312.604.2199