Meet our Executive Director

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. 

News and Announcements from Dr. Asmussen

April 2020

Dr. Sara Asmussen addresses students in a letter during the closure of schools in the City of New York. Please click here for its contents:  

 Executive Director's Letter - April 18, 2020

Executive Director's Corner Letter - April 4, 2020 

 

Archived Newsletters and Announcements

Newsletter - Fall 2019

Executive Director Letter - September 2018

Executive Director Letter - Spring 2015

Executive Director Letter - Fall 2015