Executive Director's Corner

Executive Director's Corner

Dr. Sara Asmussen,  our Executive Director of New Dawn Charter Schools, is from the state of Idaho and is an avid cat-lover. She is passionate about education and equity for all students. She has dedicated her career to being a champion for students, parents and families, faculty, and staff. Her responsibilities include operations and she is accountable to our Board of Trustees.  Dr. Asmussen guides the policy of the school, and follows through with Board decisions on a day to day basis. 

In addition, Dr. A has been awarded numerous grant and funding opportunities. She has led the charge during financing and purchase of our founding location, and looks forward to the completion of the project at 242 Hoyt Street in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. 

While New Dawn policy is set by its Board of Trustees, the Board delegates day-to-day decision making to the Executive Director and holds the Executive Director responsible for the administration of policy, the execution of Board decisions, the operation of New Dawn, and for keeping the Board informed about the operation of the school and other functions. In turn, the Executive Director delegates responsibility to members of the Leadership Team as necessary to ensure the efficient operation of New Dawn Charter Schools.

Dr. Sara Asmussen, Founding Executive Director, addresses staff and students in her April 2020 letters. Click the button below to download:

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