IAT Board Information
BOT Meeting Schedule
The Board of Trustees of International Academy of Trenton Charter School meet regularly on the 1st Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Additional meetings may occur and will be listed below.
- Monday, September 5, 2016
- Monday, October 3, 2016
- Monday, November 7, 2016
- Monday, December 5, 2016
- Monday, January 2, 2017
- Monday, February 6, 2017
- Monday, March 6, 2017
- Monday, April 3, 2017
- Monday, May 1, 2017
- Monday, June 5, 2017
** Until further notice, meetings will be held at the International Academy of Trenton Charter School - 31 North Chancery Lane, Trenton, NJ 08611.
All changes of dates, times, locations will be posted here at least 48 hours prior to the meeting's originally scheduled date and time.
Board of Trustees
Mr. Larry Chenault
(Former NJ substitute teacher, K-12 tutor, Community Volunteer)
Dr. Will Maddox
(Retired Principal of Camden City School District & Camden Teacher)
Dr. Audrey Miller
(Retired Camden Educational Administrator & Camden Teacher)
Dr. Darrell Jackson
Mr. Terron Simmons
(Federal and State Tax Consultant)
Mr. Cheng Hsieh
(Former College Instructor and IT Consultant)
Mr. Chris Emigholz
(NJ Senate Republican's Office)
Boards of Trustees Bios
Dr. Audrey Thornton Miller spent 37 years in the Camden City Schools System, 11 years as a classroom teacher and 26 years as an Administrator. After retirement from Camden City Schools, Dr. Miller volunteered as Chief of Educational Services at the St. Matthews Community Development Corporation in Williamstown, NJ. Currently she serves as the Director of the (CDC) Tutoring/Homework Program. Dr. Miller is a graduate of Cheyney University, Rutgers University, and possesses the Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. She was inducted into Kappa Delta Pi Honor Sorority, Rutgers University, a life member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., member of the Gloucester County NAACP, Camden County League of Women’s Voters, Cheyney University Alumni Association and serves on the Community Liaison Board at Winslow Township High School, and St. Matthews Baptist Church Leaders Committee.
Dr. Willie H. Maddox, Jr. (Will) is an educator with 25 years of teaching and administrative experience within urban, rural and suburban school districts. Currently, he serves as a Principal/AAO in South Jersey. A graduate of Morgan State University, Will has master degrees from both Fairleigh Dickinson University and Rowan University. His doctorate was earned at Widener University. Subsequent coursework is underway at the Villanova University. His memberships include: NAACP, National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), New Jersey Network to Close the Achievement Gap (NJNCAG), New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association (NJPSA) and Camden County Principal and Supervisors Association (Vice-President).
Cheng Hsieh has over 20+ years of IT architectural design and management experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry. He was a Director, eBusiness Integration of Schering-Plough Corporation (SP). He managed a team of 7 technical staff and oversaw a budget of over $3.5 million per year. In addition Cheng provided strategic direction for SP in area of B2B computing& application development and advised senior IT and business management on emerging trends in B2B technologies. Cheng holds B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University and a Master’s of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan. He is currently working as an IT consultant across numerous industries. Former College Instructor in NYC and is a Camden City Community Social Volunteer. Larry Chenault - Executive Director, AAA Academy for Children.
Larry Chenault, past Managing Partner of Chenault's Taekwondo LLC (CTKD), which had been located in and around Randolph, New Jersey since 1985 was a New Jersey licensed Child Care Center, After School & Summer Camp Martial Arts program and Tutoring Center. The Child Care Division was established in September of 2000 with the objective of creating a unique first of its kind concept and to provide a solution to the needs of a positive daycare and after school child care program for working parents. Founded by Mr. Larry Chenault, the Company had blended martial arts with daycare, after school care, summer day care and tutorial care programs. All assets sold to AAA Academy for Children in October 2007 which has a focus on starting Charter Schools.
He was a past substitute teacher in the Newark School District. He worked with Joe Clark (Past Principal for Paterson Eastside as a Martial Arts Instructor). He managed a team of 15 tutors and tutored Children from the School Districts of Newark, East Orange, Irvington, Paterson, New Brunswick and Perth Amboy through the Federal / State Supplemental Educational Services program for 5 years. He is also a Camden City Community Social Volunteer.
During the more than 40 years of experience in business, Larry has served in various positions of fiscal responsibility. After graduating from Rutgers in 1976 he served as the Senior Budget Examiner for the City of Newark, New Jersey. At that time he analyzed the components and final draft of Newark’s $200 million budget. He reviewed and appraised the validity of department budget requests, line transfers and emergency appropriations. Immediately following this position he served in various capacities as CEO, President, COO and Board Chair over for-profit and non-profit corporations.
Mr. Chenault graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Tennessee State University (TSU). He also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Rutgers University. In addition, he is a 5th Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo with 7 National Taekwondo Champions trained, including himself (placing 1st, 2nd or 3rd). He is a member of the Taekwondo Hall of Fame as an instructor:
http://www.lacancha.com/greatest.html. He is life member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.
Terron S. Simons was born by the river in Camden, NJ, and having the best of both worlds benefited being raised in Camden and Lawnside, NJ. The youngest of three children in a single parent home, his education began at home in Camden where he later attended Cramer Elementary School, McGraw Middle School, and East Camden Middle School before transferring to Lawnside Middle School in sixth grade and graduating from Haddon Heights High School. He returned to Camden to earn his Management degree (with concentrations in Accounting) from Rutgers University School of Business & his minor in Urban Studies led to extensive research in South Africa and parts of Russia. He currently resides in Camden.
Accolades include but not limited to playing and coaching chess, A.C.E. Cheerleading Coach, Courier Post South Jersey All-Stars, South Jersey Chess Champion, various honor societies including Beta Alpha Psi, and academic & citizenship citations from NJ senators and congressmen. Also, proud Lifetime Province member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., and a member of Rotary International (Cherry Hill Club).
He spends countless hours mentoring men and women of all ages primarily by coaching chess, tutoring algebra & geometry, and inspiring others as a life coach. His professional career spans over 10+ years in the public sector ranging from an Internal Auditor to Procurement Specialist with the County of Camden and the State of New Jersey; in addition, to have worked in the Consumer Affairs and Economics Departments of the Federal Reserve Bank (Philadelphia). Also, has trained and practiced 5+ years as a tax professional. He is currently working to publish his first poetry book.
Dr. Darrell A. Jackson grew up in New Brunswick, New Jersey and neighobring Somerset, New Jersey. An educator by profession since 1972, he has served in a board spectrum of positions including Adult Basic Education teacher at Trenton State Prison. Teacher Corps Intern, Teacher Corps Team Leader, science teacher, vice principal, and Middle School Principal. Today, he is semi-retired and operates Dr. Darrell A. Jackson, Education Consultant, a consulting firm he founded in January of 2010. The fir