October 17, 2014

Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson welcomes the International Academy of Trenton

Mayor Eric Jackson of Trenton, New Jersey, welcomed representatives of Trenton's newest charter public school, the International Academy of Trenton, at City Hall on October 16, 2014.  Mayor Jackson, the 47th Mayor of Trenton, assumed office on July 1, 2014 for a four-year term.  The Mayor congratulated the International Academy and SABIS Educational Systems for a successful and smooth school opening on September 8th and for offering 354 students access to a high quality college prep education. 

"I'm the Mayor for all the residents of Trenton, whether they attend traditional public or charter schools," said Mayor Jackson.  "A quality education is the key to revitalizing our city." 

Dr. Anthony Degatano, Director of the International Academy extended an open invitation to Mayor Jackson to visit the Academy, which the Mayor accepted.  Click here for a video of the International Academy's first day of school.

Tony Degatano, IAT Director, Mayor Eric Jackson, and Larry Chenault, IAT Board President

Pictured below from left to right are:  Alicia D'Allessandro of Beckerman Public Affairs; Matt Graig, SABIS Director of New School Development; Jose Afonso, SABIS Director of US Business Development; Anthony Degatano, School Director of the International Academy; Francis Blanca, Mayor Jackson's Chief of Staff; Mayor Eric Jackson; Larry Chenault, President, Board of Trustees of the International Academy; and, Tim White of Beckerman Public Affairs.


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