Elizabeth Saunders

Elizabeth Saunders

2021 NACSA Leader

Instructional Director, Prince George’s County Public Schools

Elizabeth Saunders serves as an Instructional Director for Charter Schools for Prince George’s County Public Schools in Maryland. She is the principal manager for thirteen charter school principals for the system’s twelve charter schools. She is also the Director of the Public Charter School Office. A large part of her role is planning, implementing, and facilitating the various aspects of the charter school authorization processes for new and existing charter schools. She has served in the school system as a First Grade Teacher, Assistant Principal and Elementary School Principal. On weekends, you will find her on a spin bike, practicing golf to improve, surfing the Internet to find information and reading (especially suspense fiction!)


Most Recent Posts
NACSA passes the mic to EnTere Ed Collective
As we think about the future of education—especially for kids who look like us—it’s hard not to also reflect on where we’ve come from. Countless folx of color have paved...
Untapped Expertise: Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) as Charter School Authorizers
Today, NACSA and the Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) released a report titled Untapped Expertise: Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) as Charter School Authorizers, calling on policymakers to increase pathways...
The Work is Never Done: NACSA Resources for DEI in Authorizing
In some circles recently, diversity, equity, and inclusion have become taboo words. NACSA, however, stands strong by the idea that a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive authorizing profession will result...