Mike Chalupa serves as the Director of the City Neighbors Foundation.

Mike served as principal of City Neighbors Charter School for eight years and as Academic Director of the City Neighbors Foundation since its inception in 2010. Previously, he developed programming for immigrant and homeless youth in Washington, D.C. and Prince George’s County, taught grades 4-8 in Olney, Md., and served as Executive Director of The GreenMount School, a progressive K-8 independent school in Baltimore. Mike has a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University in English and History, and a Masters in educational leadership from Harvard University.

City Neighbors Foundation strives to not only provide an outstanding public education to the students who enter our doors each morning, but we also strive to serve as a model for what urban public education that is progressive, child-centered, developmentally appropriate, arts integrated, and community engaged. We strive to intentionally disseminate best practices and create forums that allow urban educators to redefine public education.