Rashon K. Hasan

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Member, NewarkPublic Schools Board of Education

Newark, New Jersey

Rashon K. Hasan has an undying love for public education and currently serves as a member of the Newark Public Schools Board of Education. Rashon is the immediate-past chairman of the board and has been influential in the transition from state control to local governance of the Newark Public Schools. Rashon believes that his accomplishments are a result of him receiving a quality education. Rashon is a successful product of the Newark Public Schools, he is passionate about his responsibility to ensure that all students receive a quality education that challenges and prepares them for their future roles as leaders.

Rashon was born and raised in Newark, New Jersey and is a graduate of Newark Public Schools. Rashon received his B.A. in political science from Clark Atlanta University, and his M.B.A. in business administration-management from the Florida Institute of Technology. Rashon is a management professional known for building and leading highly effective teams. Rashon currently leads an executive customer relations for Verizon, Inc.

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