Charles Glover, Meadows Foundation

TITLE:  Senior Program Officer

FOCUS AREAS: Arts and culture, education.

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PROFILE: Charles Glover is one of several senior program officers at the Meadows Foundation. Glover’s “Education Opens Doors” profile shares:

Charles Glover is the Senior Program Officer at the Meadows Foundation, Inc.  He oversees charitable investments for the family in the areas of Education and the Arts.  The Meadows Foundation, founded in 1948, has contributed over $800M to more than 2,500 organizations across the state of Texas.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Glover served in several education leadership roles.  Most recently, he was the Senior Fellow at Bellwether Education Partners – a Boston-based education consulting firm and served as the Chief of Human Capital Management in Dallas ISD.

Glover originally moved to Dallas in late-2008 to establish Teach For America’s charter region, as the Executive Director of TFA-DFW.  He started his career in Durham, NC as a middle school social studies teacher and football coach.  He currently serves on the Leadership Council of Commit!, The Zero to Five Funders Collaborative (ZFCC), and the Texas Education Grantmakers Association Consortium (TEGAC).

Glover received his B.S. in Sociology from Texas A&M University and his M.Ed. in Education Policy and Management from Harvard University.

His Bellwether Education profile shares the following bio:

Charles Glover is a Senior Fellow with Bellwether Education Partners focusing on both the Talent Services and Strategic Advising teams. Prior to joining Bellwether, Charles served as the Chief of Human Capital Management for Dallas Independent School District. He was on a senior Cabinet that oversaw and led an urban district with more than 158,000 students and 20,000 employees. During this time he established rigorous teacher and principal selection models grounded in research-based competencies of “predictive success indicators,” and led significant change management by implementing a case-based support model for principal and school needs. Charles was the founding Executive Director of TFA-Dallas/Ft. Worth in 2009, and in that capacity oversaw its growth into one of Teach for America’s largest regions. His career in education began as a middle school teacher and a coach with the Durham Public Schools. He currently serves on the Board of Advisors for Education Opens Doors and HOBY–Texas North. Charles earned his M. Ed. at Harvard University and holds a Bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University.

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