Welcome to WAY


To change lives by creating engaging and encouraging educational opportunities for all young people.


To make every young person a hero.


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From The Executive Director

Welcome to a new school year. As the Executive Director, I am thrilled
to extend my warmest greetings to our dedicated students, parents,
educators, and staff at both a district partner site and charter
schools. This year holds the promise of growth, learning, and exciting
opportunities. Let's embark on this journey, fostering a supportive
and vibrant educational community.

I am excited to invite you to join us for an enriching experience with
our upcoming podcast series, "Leading the WAY." We will share
insightful conversations and valuable perspectives on education,
leadership, and innovation. Stay tuned and be part of the conversation
as we explore new educational horizons.

Wishing everyone a successful and inspiring start to the school year.

Madeline E. Black
WAY program Executive Director

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