Center for Charter School Quality

Performance Management Team



As Director of Curriculum and Assessment for the Ohio Alliance's Center for Charter School Quality. Lindsey Blackburn plans and delivers teacher professional development in curriculum mapping, assessment design, and data analysis. Through professional development, she brings particular expertise in the cultural development of the school-wide, data-teams approach to effective teaching.

Lindsey is a California native, having earned several degrees from the University of California, Davis including Bachelor's in International Relations and Spanish, Teaching Credentials in social studies and bilingual education, and a Master's degree in Education.  She also has an administrative specialist license in Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development from Ashland University.



Bob earned his Associate’s degree in Computer Networking from James A. Rhodes State College in June 2007. Subsequently, he completed his Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management from Bluffton University in December 2010. Bob is currently enrolled at Bowling Green State University working towards a Master’s degree in Classroom Technology.

Bob joins OAPCS from West Central Learning Academy, an online charter school in Lima, Ohio where he was the Technology Coordinator responsible for end user support for parents, staff, students and teachers. Additionally, he oversaw the increase in the use of the federal ERATE program. His goal of investing in new technologies, while reducing overall spending at West Central Learning Academy, led to the implementation of many Google Apps for Education.

By way of Bob’s educational and work experiences thus far, he has truly developed his business sense. His ability to work with multiple stakeholders, in a variety of professional situations, makes him a valuable asset to Ohio’s public charter schools.



As Data Support Specialist for the Ohio Alliance's Center for Charter School Quality, Christopher Chad Michael plans and delivers teacher and administrator professional development in the Data Teams process, data analysis, and data driven curriculum modifications. As an educational professional with a collaborative spirit, he brings particular expertise in the Data Teams approach to effective teaching.

Chad was born and raised in Southeastern Ohio, and earned his bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Ohio University and his master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Capella University.  He has taught or has been an administrator in parochial, public charter, and traditional public schools within Virginia and Ohio.  His experience and knowledge make him a valuable asset to Ohio’s public charter schools.