Dr. Richard Welles

Coalition of Community Charter Schools
Long Island City, New York

Dr. Richard Welles is Co-Director of C3S. Rick has over 4 decades of experience in public, private and charter education K-12, as assistant superintendent, principal, staff developer, and elementary and English teacher. For several years Rick was a regional vice president of a charter Educational Services Provider working with charter school boards and leaders in New York, DC and Philadelphia. Rick has deep experience in leadership training and recruitment. Dr. Welles presently serves as co-founder and chairman of the Board of Trustees of Academy of the City Charter School in Woodside and is also Executive Director of the Open School Project.