Success begins at the Success Academy

Established in 2006, Success Academy has strived to become one of the prominent charter schools in New York City. Founded by Eva Moskowitz a former teacher, college

professor and elected official Success Academy, like other charter schools are held accountable by the state and expected to perform at a high level. 93% of the student body consists of students of color and 73% come from low-income households.


With so many challenges in the world today Success Academy takes pride in its rigorous approach to teaching children how to be critical, independent thinkers. Each student is unique, and Success Academy understands that, their goal is to make students fall in love with learning through exposing them to a mixture of cultures and hands on learning experiences. Success Academy also boasts an open door policy, encouraging parents to take a vital role in their scholar’s future and their path to success.


A variety of field trips throughout the year gives scholars the opportunity to explore New York City. Scholars not only learn valuable lessons through these trips, they also get to experience sights and sounds that might otherwise not have been possible.


Sports are a great way for scholars to learn about teamwork and comradery, the Success Academy has an assortment of sports programs suited for everyone. Enjoying sports and competing against other Success Academy teams will ensure the scholars are

ready for future challenges including college admissions.


The path to a successful life starts with a safe, enriching learning environment. The Success Academy has consistently been among the highest performing schools in New York State. Students are admitted through a random lottery that is held every April.

The Greatness of InnovaCare Health

Today’s healthcare environment is confusing, to say the least. Amidst its confusion, it’s complicated and challenging. Despite many efforts to mitigate the chaos of healthcare, not many have been successful. Thankfully, InnovaCare Health has been very successful. InnovaCare’s even worked the government to create federal health care operations.

InnovaCare is trying to redefine healthcare management. The healtcare enviornment is outdated and complex. For years, the people at InnovaCare Health have been trying to create a new, sustainable managed care model. The new model hopes to be more coordinated, cost-effective, innovative and driven purely by quality.

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Penelope Kokkinides has worked at InnovaCare since 2015. She worked with the company previously but left to pursue other opportunities. Previously, she served as Chief Operating Officer. Currently, she’s Chief Administrative Officer. While working at InnovaCare, she also worked at Aveta Inc., where she served as COO and Vice President of Clinical Operations.

Penelope Kokkinides specializes in government programs and the managed care industry. Her 20 years in the managed care industry earned her an extensive knowledge of clinical program development and health care processes and operations oversight. All of their strategies focus on improving efficiencies and organizational infrastructure.

Kokkinides’s extensive resume gave her the opportunity to work with a number of renowned companies prior to rejoining InnovaCare. Her first job was as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Centerlight Healthcare. While at AmeriChoice, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, she played a huge role in the development and implementation of the company’s latest health model. Read more about Penelope on

The big name on the InnovaCare leadership team is Dr. Richard Shinto. Dr. Shinto’s career was already impressive before he joined the managed care industry. He started out with two university degrees: a BS from the University of California and an MBA from the University of Redlands.

After graduating from the State University of New York, where he earned his medical degree, he began earning his medical tenure. Eventually, he began a practicing internist and pulmonologist in Southern California. He also began writing articles about health care and clinical medicine.

By the time he joined InnovaCare, he had 20 years of experience in managed care. He was named CEO and President of InnovaCare, Inc. shortly after joining the company. He also led the company to the number one spot in managed care providers in Puerto Rico.

Why We Love Betsy Devos

– How Betsy DeVos Stood Her Ground

You may have been watching the news lately. Don’t be surprised at what’s going on within Capitol Hill. The world is rapidly changing, and we’re actually honored to have women like Betsy DeVos leading a path for many to follow. This specific path is one within education, and it’s being managed on a national level by none other than Betsy DeVos.

It was only months ago when the President of the United States himself honored the world by appointing Betsy DeVos as the U.S. Secretary of Education. And what this means for the country are amazing changes that will improve what we can do to the education of our children. It’s Betsy who’s been involved with education for so long now. Visit Betsy’s profile page on Facebook.

And today, her work is paying off in a tremendous fashion.

– Ask Anything, and Here’s What You Get

Well, tremendous is not even close to how the Senate Education Committee felt about this beloved leader in the United States. But, you can’t expect every innovation to be implemented with ease. When your ideas and beliefs challenge those around you, you will have to know that it means to stand your ground.

Standing firm is exactly what Betsy DeVos did, and with the power of a mighty fist.

When question after question were asked and for every topic regarding education, Betsy stood firm. And she needed to seeing as she wasn’t “given the light of day.” But don’t get us wrong by saying this. The fact that Betsy faced opposition in recent weeks is clear proof.

When progress moves with the norm, no one is shocked or amazed.

When challenges to the status quo come, many run and panic with unjustifiable fear. So we thank Betsy for her input and the impact its making. We also leave her in our prayers. Part of Betsy’s main goal is to reform public schools into private facilities. But what this means may be hard to grasp. Read more articles at about Betsy.

You see, the ideas currently pursued by Betsy DeVos require that vouchers be giving to children and their families. As different as this may sound, Betsy’s ambition is to have the government pay for it.