Mindy Zacharjasz is the Director of the Master of Public Administration program at Fels. Mindy brings more than a decade of leadership experience in nonprofit, private, and educational organizations to her role. A Philadelphia-area native, she has served as Director of Client Success and Strategic Growth for an educational technology start-up and as Director of Development for the Philadelphia School Partnership, an education nonprofit dedicated to creating and expanding educational opportunities for low-income students in Philadelphia. Mindy has also worked in a partner and content development role for Pearson Education. She started her career as a secondary English teacher in the St. Louis, MO public schools as a member of Teach for America. Mindy holds a BS in Journalism with a minor in Global Health from Northwestern, and an MEd from the University of Missouri, St. Louis.