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Bing Howell

Washington State Charter Schools Association
Chief External Affairs Officer
Seattle, WA
Bing is WA Charters’ Chief External Affairs Officer where he leads the organization’s advocacy, community engagement and communications work. Bing has played a lead role in shaping some of the more ambitious education reform efforts in the nation, including Memphis (TN), Camden (NJ) and Baton Rouge (LA) working at both the state and local levels. Prior to joining WA Charters, Bing led the school growth work at New Schools for Baton Rouge where he ensured that Baton Rouge students and families had access to some of the best schools in the country! While at the New Jersey and Tennessee Department of Education, he built systems of support to improve student achievement across the state’s priority and focus schools. Bing received is MBA from the University of Kansas and his undergraduate business degree from Iowa State University. Bing is excited to work with WA Charters in ensuring that EVERY student in Washington has access to a world-class education.