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Managing Educational Excellence

The goal of a great education is to provide students with limitless opportunities

BASIS.ed is an educational management organization that was founded in 2009.

BASIS.ed oversees, implements, and manages the BASIS Charter School Curriculum, including the related assessments and training processes that make our consistently outstanding student outcomes possible. We also provide all back-office support services: human resources, finance and accounting, marketing, operations, and IT.



BASIS.ed AZ+ is a division of BASIS.ed that provides management services for all BASIS Charter Schools in Arizona, Louisiana, and Washington, D.C. and for Building Blocks Preschool.

Michael and Olga Block


Carolyn McGarvey
Carolyn McGarvey
Chief Executive Officer, AZ+


Susan Adams
Chief Financial Officer


Matt New, Chief Information Officer
Matthew New
Chief Information Officer


Phil Handler
Vice President, Communications


Michelle Keogh
General Counsel


John Hillis
Vice President l Charter School Management AZ+


Julie Kearney
Vice President of Operations


Cody Roth
Cody Roth
Vice President, Human Resources


Lashawn Shorbe
Lashawn Shorbe
Vice President of Charter School Management


For information on the leadership team for the BASIS.ed Texas division please visit the Leadership page on the BASIS.ed TX website.


    BASIS.ed Central Office

    7975 N. Hayden Rd., Suite B202
    Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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    Phone: (480) 289 2088
    Fax: (480) 289 2089
    HR Fax: (480) 562 5911


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