Bronx Community Charter School :: Our Community
 
 
 

Bronx Community Charter School is currently located in the Norwood neighborhood of the Bronx. The median income for the area is $24,000 and 33% of households are living in poverty, but there is a great richness in the ethnic and cultural life of the community.

 
 

The student population of BxC proudly reflects the ethnic and language diversity of the area. Our families identify as 41% Latino, 31% African-American, 5% African, 6% White, 4% Asian, and 13% Multi-Racial. Our students speak ten home languages, including Spanish, Turkish, Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Korean, Hausa, Wolof, and Twi. 83% of our students receive free or reduced priced lunch.

 
 

Martha Andrews is a founding co-director of Bronx Community Charter School. She has been an educator in New York City schools for 20 years, teaching at P.S. 173M, P.S. 51/The Bronx New School, and Future Leaders Institute Charter School and then leading BxC for the past 11 years. She earned a B.A. in Public Policy from Brown University, an M.A. in Elementary Education from the Steinhardt School of Education at New York University, and an M.S. in Leadership for Social Change from the Bank Street College and City College.

Sasha Wilson is a founding co-director of Bronx Community Charter School. He has been an educator in public schools in the north cerntal Bronx for over 20 years. He spent his entire teaching career at P.S. 51/The Bronx New School before co-founding BxC, and he is a parent at the school along with being the school leader. He earned a B.A. in governement from Wesleyan University and both an M.S. in Elementary Education and an M.S. in Leadership for Social Change from Bank Street College of Education.

 
 

Ariel Behr
Daniel Osorio, Treasurer
Beverly Falk
Gil Schmerler, Chair
Michael Akavan, Secretary
Yasmin Morales
Melissa Serrano, Family Representative

2020-2021 BxC Board of Trustees Meeting Dates
The Bronx Community Charter School Board of Trustees meets the last Tuesday of every month at 9:15 am.  For the foreseeable future, meetings will be held by video conference and the link can be found here.  Meeting ID: 872 9526 3253  Passcode: BOARD .

Tuesday, Sept 29, 2020 - 9:15am - Virtual Meeting
Tuesday, Oct 27, 2020 - 9:15am - Virtual Meeting
Tuesday, Nov 24, 2020 - 9:15am - Virtual Meeting
Tuesday, Dec 22, 2019 - 9:15am - Virtual Meeting
Tuesday, Jan 26, 2021 - 6:30pm - Virtual Meeting **New Time**
Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021 - 6:30pm - Virtual Meeting **New Time**
Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021 - 9:15am - Virtual Meeting
Tuesday, Apr 27, 2021 - 9:15am - Virtual Meeting
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 9:15am - Virtual Meeting
Tuesday, Jun 22, 2021 - 9:15am - Virtual Meeting


BOARD MINUTES

Board Minutes for 2011-2012

Board Minutes for 2012-2013

Board Minutes for 2013-2014

Board Minutes for 2014-2015

Board Minutes for 2015-2016

Board Minutes for 2016-2017

Board Minutes for 2017-2018

Board Minutes for 2018-2019

Board Minutes for 2019-2020

Board Minutes 09-29-20, Board Minutes 10-27-2020, Board Minutes 11-24-2020

 
 

LEADERSHIP

Martha Andrew, Co-Director
Sasha Wilson, Co-Director

Antoinette Bradley, Middle School Co-Director
Alby Ruiz, Middle School Co-Director

Jeannine King, Director of Student Support

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Finance
Lesline Gardner, Director of Finance

Family Supprot
Roxane Brogan, Director of Family Support
Elizabeth Lebron, Administrative Assistant


Operations
Melvin Alvarez, Director of Operations
Abigail Rivera, Procurement/Operations Associate
Richard Bapoo, Technology/Operations Associate


School Aides
Kipp Roberts
Andres Gonzalez
Jerrilyn Wilkinson
Tony Washpon
Jazmine Sumpter

After School Education Coordinator
Sharon Billips