Mr. Michael Ronan
Mr. Michael Ronan is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Lighthouse Academies, Inc. He has provided management and consulting services to charter schools and school districts nationwide since 1997. He has been directly involved with the management of 50 charter schools including 25 start-up schools. He brings to the team a great deal of experience in urban charter school planning and development. His areas of expertise include curriculum, school leadership, finance and operations.
Mr. Ronan began his career as a middle school history teacher and later served as a Director of Curriculum and Instruction and School Superintendent. He is a summa cum laude graduate of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and holds a Master’s degree in School Administration from that school, as well as a Master’s degree in Program Planning and Evaluation from the State University of New York at Albany.