The National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE) and the NAPE Education Foundation
(NAPEEF) seek a strong, experienced leader to lead an organization doing important work to its
next level of strategic growth and development. The joint mission of NAPE and its Education
Foundation is to build educators’ capacity to implement effective solutions for increasing student
access, educational equity, and workforce diversity.
The CEO must embrace the shared mission of NAPE and the NAPE Education Foundation and
be committed to advancing the organizations, providing sound fiscal management, and
sustaining positive relationships with the Board, Executive Committee, staff, members, partners,
funders, and other stakeholders. The CEO will demonstrate strong integrity and personal and
strategic leadership. The CEO will develop internal relationships, build the culture, and advance
NAPE/NAPEEF's next CEO will:
• Be the public face of NAPE and maintain the organization’s standing as a respected
leader in its field.
• Advance the joint strategic priorities in a manner that reflects NAPE/NAPEEF’s values.
• Provide strategic management and fiscal leadership that supports current programs and
services, increases revenue, and strengthens the financial health of the organization.
• Foster and maintain excellent working relationships with staff, the Board of Directors,
Executive Committee, members, partners, funders and stakeholders; and ensure that
the organizational culture is one that is diverse, values-based, transparent, and highly
• Assess existing partnerships and relationships, and cultivate and grow relationships with
key external stakeholders.
• Deliver professional development as necessary, such as keynote addresses, workshops,
and other NAPE/NAPEEF comprehensive educational equity programs.
To apply, email the following to NAPE@raffa.com:
• A letter of interest that includes a summary of qualifications related to the
responsibilities, desirable background, and skills;
• A resume including a list of public-speaking presentations;
• A writing sample authored by you alone (such as an article, report, grant application or