Spring is Finally Here!
Welcome to April! The beginning of Spring often signifies new beginnings, and warmer weather will soon be on its way.
This month, we are SO excited to have a new beginning of our own, as we begin to welcome students back to our buildings for Hybrid Learning! It’s been a long time coming, and we can’t wait to finally see our students again in person again!
We have a great opportunity before us and we are READY for it!
Ready to safely reopen and – most importantly – STAY open so that we can continue to provide our children with the high-quality education they deserve.
In addition, the return of in-person education provides our students with the all-important social-emotional benefits that come from being present in the building with their peers and teachers.
I want to once again thank our Re-Opening Task Force for all their work in planning to open our school buildings in a way that is safe for all staff, students, and families. This has not been easy, especially with the ever-changing nature of the COVID-19 virus, but I am so proud to see our staff at all levels pulling together to keep the focus on what is most important: our children!
Looking very forward to a happy and healthy remainder of the 2020-21 school year!
Graig Weiss has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Foundation Academies since 2014. He began there 5 years before as Middle School Principal. A 2003 Teach for America corps member, Mr. Weiss taught Math and Science in the Bronx and the Dominican Republic prior to becoming an administrator and was selected as Teacher of the Year in 2007.
Prior to entering the education field, Mr. Weiss worked in the financial services sector with Cambridge Associates, LLC in Boston, MA. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting from the University of Pittsburgh, a Master of Science in Teaching from Fordham University, and a Master of Science in Educational Leadership from the University of Scranton.