Oracle Charter School announced today that Chantele Thompson, M.Ed., has been named Director of Community Relations and Outreach. Thompson, an energetic and well-known young leader in the community, will be responsible for expanding the school’s relationship with the community and creating new, inspiring opportunities for students to engage with organizations and leaders outside the school walls.
“We are excited to kick off a new school year with Ms. Thompson on our team. Her civic engagement leadership skills combined with a passion to work with students make her the perfect candidate for this role, “ said John Ashwood, Head of School at Oracle Charter School. “We’re excited to be expanding learning opportunities for our students in our community.”
Prior to joining Oracle Charter School, Thompson was Director of Managed Care – Outpatient Services at the NYS Office of Mental Health’s Buffalo Psychiatric Center. She is also the founder of Eniola Sisters Enrichment and Mentoring Program, which was started in 2009 to improve the lives of girls and empower girls to be their best selves.
Thompson serves on the Board of Directors for New Life Restoration Center Economic Development Corporation and is a member of the Buffalo Urban League Young Professionals. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Canisius College and both a Master’s Degree of Education and a Master’s Degree of Public Administration from Regent University. Thompson was also named a Changemakers 30 under 30 Honoree in 2012.