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          Home & School Association Meeting
        • Dec 9

          Early Dismissal - Staff In Service & Progress Reports
        • Dec 12-15

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        • Dec 13-14

          New Foundations Board of Trustees Meeting
        • Dec 20-21

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        • Dec 5

          Home & School Association Meeting
        • Dec 9

          Early Dismissal - Staff In Service & Progress Reports
        • Dec 12-15

          STAR Testing
        • Dec 13

          New Foundations Board of Trustees Meeting
        • Dec 23

          Early Dismissal - Winter Recess
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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

2022-2023 New Foundations Charter School Board of Trustees Meeting Schedule
August 9, 2022 - 6:00pm
Agenda | Minutes
October 11, 2022 - 6:00pm
Agenda | Minutes
December 13, 2022 - 6:00pm
Register here or Join us in person! K-8 MPR
February 14, 2023 - 6:00pm

April 11, 2023 - 6:00pm

June 6, 2023 - 6:00pm


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, Chris Zagacki at CZagacki@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.

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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.
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Youth Policy 
Enrollment Policy
Dual Enrollment Policy

Consequences for Students Convicted of Sexual Assault Policy


Our Trustees

Mr. David Lambie

President
Human Services

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Ms. Kisha Thompson

Vice President
Accounting

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Ms. Karen Bowman

Secretary
Education

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Mr. Tom Shirley

Treasurer
Higher Education

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Ms. Cindy Carey

Trustee
Education

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Mr. Max Matthews

Trustee
Education

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Ms. Lizette Olmeda

Trustee
Education

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Ms. Sheryl Perzel

Trustee
Founder

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