Brass City Charter School

The Board of Directors


“Brass City Charter School is a gem! We provide our kids with an education comparable to what kids in the wealthiest communities in Connecticut receive. We educate the whole child; academically, socially, and emotionally. And we are on our way towards eliminating the achievement gap between students from wealthy communities and students from underserved communities."                                                                - Andy Sternlieb, Chairperson, Board of Directors


Chairperson: Andy Sternlieb, President, Salem Realty Capital

Vice Chairperson: O. Joseph Bizzozero, Jr., M.D.

Secretary: Paul Whyte, Instructional Leadership Director for Waterbury Public Schools

Treasurer: Charles Heaven, CPA

Christina Cruz, Brass City Charter School Faculty Representative

Courtney Bauknecht, Brass City Charter School Faculty Representative

Nazia Rashid, Brass City Charter School Parent Representative 

Annie M. Scott, Director of Information Technology, Middlesex Community College

M. Catherine Smith, Community Leader

Donald J. Thompson, M.P.S. President/CEO, Staywell Health Care


Brass City Charter School does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.