Nate Easley

Executive Director, Denver Scholarship Foundation

Denver, Colorado

Nate is currently the executive director of the Denver Scholarship Foundation, which provides students at local public schools with college counseling, scholarships, and financial aid and support. Prior to his work at DSF, Nate served as vice president for national and international programs at the Council for Opportunity in Education, in Washington, D.C., Nate was also a member of Denver’s Board of Education, where he was president from 2009 to 2011.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s in student affairs in higher education, both from Colorado State University, and a Ph.D. in education from American University.

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Posted Aug. 15, 2017

Everyone Is Entitled to an Opinion on Charter Schools But Parents Deserve the Final Say

Over the last year we’ve seen the NAACP come out forcefully against charter schools. We’ve seen the Trump administration support choice in ways that have…

By Lane Wright

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Posted Aug. 15, 2017

Every Book You Teach Is a Political Choice. Make It a Step Towards Social Justice.

At NNSTOY’s (National Network of State Teachers of the Year) conference last July, civil rights educator Sharif El-Mekki delivered a moving presentation that ended with…

By Topher Kandik

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Posted Aug. 14, 2017

Sure, You Hate Trump, But Can You Tell Your Students That?

Is it OK to hate the president? Yes. Is it OK to hate the president from the front of the classroom? That’s harder. As teachers…

By Tom Rademacher

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