A caring community of learners.
  • Yellow calendar iconGolden calendar icon Calendar
      • K-8
        • Jan 24-25

          MPM'S - No Letter Day
        • Jan 26

          A Day
        • Jan 27

          B Day
          NFBOT Academic Committee Meeting
          NFBOT Finance Committee Meeting
      • View full calendar
      • High School
        • Jan 24-25

          Early Dismissal: Mastery Performance Markers 2 (MPM 2)
        • Jan 25

          Math MPM & Blocks 3 and 4 only
        • Jan 26

          First Day of Semester 2
        • Jan 27

          NFBOT Academic Committee Meeting
          NFBOT Finance Committee Meeting
      • View full calendar

Our Board of Trustees

Serving selflessly & giving completely.

Exterior building of New Foundations Charter School

Bettering the experience of students.

The New Foundations Board of Trustees is composed of dedicated professionals from various fields and backgrounds. 

As our governing board, they selflessly serve our school and community to better the experience of our students through action, regulation, and leadership. 

As a reflection of our board’s diversity and expertise, our curriculum, activities, and systems are thoughtfully constructed with our stakeholders in mind.

Information & Resources

2020-2021 New Foundations Charter School Board of Trustees Meeting Schedule*
August 10, 2021 - 6:00pm
Agenda | Minutes
September 14, 2021 (Continuation of 8/10/21 Meeting) - 6:00pmAgenda | Minutes
September 21, 2021 - Special Meeting - 6:00pmAgenda | Minutes
September 30, 2021 - Finance Committee - 6:30pmMeeting Canceled
October 12, 2021 - 6:00pm
Agenda | Minutes
October 13, 2021 - Special Meeting - 6:00pmMeeting Postponed (Rescheduled Date Below)
October 20, 2021 - Special Meeting - 5:15pmMeeting  Postponed (Rescheduled Date Below)
October 21, 2021 - Special Meeting - 5:45pmAgenda | Minutes
October 28, 2021 - Finance Committee 6:30pmAgenda | Minutes
November 8, 2021 - Personnel Committee - 5:30pmAgenda | Minutes
November 22, 2021 - Academic Committee - 4:30pmAgenda | Minutes
November 23, 2021 - Special Meeting - 5:00pmAgenda | Minutes
December 2, 2021 - Finance Committee - 3:30pmAgenda | Minutes
December 14, 2021
Agenda | Minutes
January 11, 2022Agenda | Minutes
January 18, 2022 - Personnel Committee - 5:45pmAgenda | Register HERE
January 27, 2022 - Academic Committee - 4:15pmAgenda | Register HERE
January 27, 2022 - Finance Committee  - 6:30pmRegister HERE
February 8, 2022
Register HERE
April 19, 2022

June 7, 2022

*Please note that due to COVID-19, Board of Trustees meetings will be held remotely until further notice. A link to join the virtual meetings will be available above in advance. All meetings are open to the public. Community comments are welcomed.

As part of Pennsylvania’s Comprehensive Planning Process, the following document is available for public review: New Foundations CS Comprehensive Plan (2018)

Any comments or concerns can be sent to our CEO, Lydia Glassie at LGlassie@newfoundations.org.

The Board of Trustees members, officers, and employees of New Foundations have a duty of loyalty to New Foundations and to the public whose interest they are sworn to serve. Members follow very strict guidelines which uphold their work to the utmost legal and ethical standards. Outlined in the documents below is the New Foundations Charter School Board of Trustees responsibilities.


Table of Contents
Board of Trustee Policies (100-129)
Student Policies (200-257)
Special Education Policies (300-329)
Employee Policies (400-420)
Property Policies (500-506)
Operation Policies (600-617)
Community Policies (700-705)
Finance Policies (800-827)
Parent Advisory Council Policies (900-903)
Medical Policies (1000-1010)
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. §1681 et seq., protects students from discrimination based on sex in educational programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance.

Our Trustees

Mr. David Lambie

Human Services


Mrs. Kisha Thompson

Vice President


Mrs. Karen Bowman



Mr. Tom Shirley

Higher Education


Ms. Rebecca Agostino



Ms. Lizette Olmeda



Ms. Sheryl Perzel



Ms. Michelle Ross



Selfless Service

Directing with compassion and guiding with expertise.

 Senior male and female students smile while working on assignments on laptops
In The Classroom

Connecting cultural and professional experience with academic rigor.

 Two young female students play stringed instruments in music class
Through Relationships

Creating meaningful connections for students and staff.

 Young female student stacks canned foods on a shelf
Through Service

Modeling civic duty through action and autonomy.

 A young male and female student look up from behind plants growing in cups inside the classroom
Through Experience

Advising the next generation of leaders with care and intention.