New Assignment for Education Administrator

Peter C. Groff, who has been serving as director of the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships at the U.S. Department of Education, has accepted a position as president of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the opportunities for students seeking alternative education within the public school systems.

Prior to joining the Department of Education, Groff was the executive director of the Center for New Politics and Policy at the University of Denver. He previously was the president of the Colorado State Senate, the first African American to hold the post.

Groff is a graduate of the University of Redlands in California and the University of Denver College of Law.