Steve Canavero

Steve Canavero

Board Member

Senior Advisor,
WestEd

Steve Canavero is known for his education leadership in Nevada, where he served as the State Superintendent of Public Instruction at the Nevada Department of Education. Previously, he was appointed by Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval to serve as the state’s director of the Public Charter School Authority and before that established and ran the Nevada Department of Education’s Office of Charter Schools.

Steve is a long-time charter veteran, having spent over 13 years working in and with charter schools in California as dean of students, principal and director of accountability.


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...