Board of Trustees Meetings

Brooklyn Laboratory Charter School Board of Trustees Meetings are held every month.

Meetings are open to the public and are held at Brooklyn LAB, at 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY, unless otherwise noted.

Upcoming Meetings


Archived Meetings and Locations:

  • January 13, 2014, 6:00pm, ThoughtWorks, 99 Madison Ave., 15th Fl., New York, NY

  • February 13, 2014, 6:00pm, ThoughtWorks, 99 Madison Ave., 15th Fl., New York, NY

  • March 13, 2014, 6:00pm, ThoughtWorks, 99 Madison Ave., 15th Fl., New York, NY

  • April 7, 2014, 7:00pm, Blue Ridge Foundation, 150 Court St., 2nd Fl., Brooklyn, NY

  • May 8, 2014, 7:00pm, Blue Ridge Foundation, 150 Court St., 2nd Fl., Brooklyn, NY

  • June 11, 2014, 7:00pm, Blue Ridge Foundation, 150 Court St., 2nd Fl., Brooklyn, NY

  • July 30, 2014, 7:00pm, Blue Ridge Foundation, 150 Court St., 2nd Fl., Brooklyn, NY (School Safety Plan)

  • August 27, 2014, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 

  • October 6, 2014, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

  • October 30, 2014, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

  • November 19, 2014, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

  • December 9, 2014, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • February 12, 2015, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • March 12, 2015, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • April 27, 2015, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • May 19, 2015, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • June 23, 2015 - 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • July 22, 2015 - 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • August 26, 2015 - 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • September 30, 2015 - 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • October 28, 2015 - 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • November 18, 2015 - 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • December 7, 2015 - 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • Monday, January 25, 2016, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY (Safety Plan Discussed)

          • Monday, March 28, 2016, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • Monday, April 11, 2016, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • Monday, May 16, 2016, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 7:00pm, Jindal Global Law School

          • Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 7:00pm, 75 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

          • Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 7:00pm, Kauffman Foundation, 4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City MO

          • Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 7:00pm, 7301 Horseshoe Drive, Harbert, MI 49115

          • Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY (additional public meeting location for video conference: Kingsway Hall, 66 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B 5BX)

          • Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 7:00pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 7:00 pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • Tuesday, April 12, 2017, 7:00 pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • May 25, 2017, 7:00 pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • June 14, 2017, 7:00 pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • July 5, 2017, 4:00pm-7: 00 pm Annual Board Retreat and Meeting, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

          • August 15, 2017, 7:00 pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay St, Brooklyn NY 11201

          • September 5, 2017, 7:00 pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay St., Brooklyn NY 11201 (Review of School Safety Plan)

          • October 2, 2017, 7:00 pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay St., Brooklyn NY 11201 

          • November 6, 2017, 7:00 pm, Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay St., Brooklyn NY 11201 

          • December 4, 2017, 7:00 pm at Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn NY 11201 and at Kauffman Foundation, 4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City MO

          • January 3, 2018, 7:00pm at Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn NY 11201 and at Kauffman Foundation, 4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City MO

          • Finance Committee Meeting: January 19, 2017, 9:00am at Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn NY 11201

          • Academic Committee Meeting: January 22, 2018, 5:00pm at Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn NY 11201

          • February 5, 2018, 7:00pm at Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn NY 11201

          • Academic Committee Meeting: February 26, 2018, 5:00pm at Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn NY 11201

          • Finance Committee Meeting: March 1, 2018, 9:00am at Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn NY 11201

          • March 5, 2018, 7:00pm at Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn NY 11201

          • Academic Committee Meeting: March 26, 2018, 5:00pm at Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn NY 11201

          • April 2, 2018, 7:00pm at Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn NY 11201

          • Academic Committee Meeting: April 30, 2018, 5:00pm at Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn NY 11201

          • Finance Committee Meeting: May 4, 2018, 9:00am at Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn NY 11201

          • May 24, 2018, 7:00pm at Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn NY 11201

          • Finance Committee Meeting: June 8, 2018, 12:30pm at Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn NY 11201

          • Academic Committee Meeting: June 11, 2018, 5:00pm at Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn NY 11201

          • June 26, 2018, 7:00pm at Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn NY 11201

          • July 24, 2018, 7:00pm at Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn NY 11201

          • September 4, 2018, 7:00pm at Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn NY 11201 (Notice: The School Safety Plan will be reviewed by the Board)

          • October 1, 2018, 7:00pm at Brooklyn LAB, 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn NY 11201 (Notice: The School Safety Plan will be reviewed by the Board)

          • November 6, 2018, 7:00pm at 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

          • November 14, 2018, 10:00am at 77 Sands Street, 5th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201

          • December 4, 2018, 7:00pm at 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

          • January 7, 2019, 7:00pm at 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11202

          • February 4, 2019, 7:00pm at 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

          • March 11, 2019, 7:00pm at 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

          • Monday, April 1st, 2019, 7:00pm at 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

          • Monday, May 6th, 2019, 7:00pm at 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

          • Monday, June 3rd, 2019, 7:00pm at 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

          • Wednesday, July 24th, 2019, 6:00pm at 240 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

 

Brooklyn LAB Board Bios

Nadine Augusta

Nadine Augusta serves as head of diversity and inclusion in social responsibility for the Depository Trust Clearing Corporation (DTCC) in Jersey City. She is responsible for leading the respective strategies for the company, including setting the global agenda, establishing the infrastructure and managing strategic relationships. Nadine earlier served as Senior Vice President for global diversity and inclusion for Bank of America. She also held positions in global technology and operations, as part of the Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Merger Integration Team. Nadine brings more than 20 years of experience in financial services, augmented by completion of the Ascent Executive Leadership Program at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

Andrew Epstein 

Andrew Epstein is Chief Financial Officer at Ascend Learning, where he oversees all financial matters, including financial policies and planning, budgeting, accounting, regulatory compliance and financial reporting, payroll, employee benefits, insurance, equipment leasing, purchasing systems and controls, and real estate borrowing. Epstein is a past consultant at Charter School Business Management and senior director of finance at Democracy Prep Public Schools. He is a former teacher and Teach for America corps member who taught middle-school science at KIPP Academy in the Bronx. He holds an M.B.A. from Columbia and a B.A. from the University of Michigan.

Walter P. Loughlin

Walter P. Loughlin is a partner at K & L Gates. His practice focuses on complex civil and criminal litigation, SEC enforcement matters, internal corporate investigations, and appellate litigation. Mr. Loughlin has tried fifteen cases to jury verdict in federal court and has briefed and argued appeals in the United States Court of Appeals in the Second, Third, Fourth, Sixth and Eleventh Circuits. Mr. Loughlin is a member of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee and coordinates the pro bono program in the New York office.Hillary McAndrews is a utility executive with experience in rates and pricing, sales strategy, customer research, new product development, direct marketing, and competitive intelligence. She has significant expertise in all aspects of Electric and Gas utilities and has held senior executive experience with CIC Global and PECO Energy. Hillary also has broad new business development expertise ranging from software applications to energy conservation. As the founder of Innovation Energy Solutions, she is engaged in New York City Local Laws 84 and 87, coordinating with key decision makers to understand the new laws and how best to assist building owners and managers with compliance. Hillary previously led financing for the expansion of a community-owned grocery cooperative with annual sales of over $12 million. Before that, she led a boutique consultancy that provided marketing and market research for software service firms.

Mickey Revenaugh

Mickey Revenaugh is co-founder of Connections Academy (now Connections Education) and Executive Vice President of Connections Learning, the new division created to provide online/blended learning services to districts, schools, and consumers. Mickey is in her second term as Chairman of the Board of iNACOL, The International Association for K-12 Online Learning, and co-chairs the Education Task Force of the American Legislative Exchange Council. Previously, she helped launch the E-rate program to wire American schools to the Internet, and served as education technology editor at Scholastic. Mickey has an MBA from New York University, did her undergraduate work at Yale University, and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Corey Scholes

Corey Scholes is a director of Education for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where she advises the Foundation on strategic program initiatives and opportunities related to education. One of her first major responsibilities at the Foundation was to help start the Ewing Marion Kauffman School, where she served as interim CEO during the school’s launch. She has also developed and executed the Foundation’s strategy around attracting, developing and retaining talent in the education sector in Kansas City. Her team is responsible for bringing programs like City Year, KCTR and Kansas City Plus to Kansas City to make the talent pipeline more robust and able to support the Foundation’s other K-12 investments.

Prior to the Kauffman Foundation, Scholes was a school designer for Expeditionary Learning in New York, where her responsibilities included teacher education, curriculum and leadership development, school sustainability structures, and new school recruitment. She also was a consultant for Heart of Change in New York, giving professional development presentations to members of school leadership. Earlier, Scholes was a principal for Southeast K-8 and Lincoln College Preparatory Academy, both in Kansas City, Mo. Scholes was an instructor for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Department of Education where she taught several graduate-level courses. Scholes has held several civic positions in Kansas City, including the Boards of Directors of Paul Mesner Puppets and Youth Friends. Currently, she is the Vice Chair of the School Board and Chair of the Academic committee for the Brooklyn LAB Charter Schools. Scholes earned a B.A. in economics from Westminster College and a Masters of Education in curriculum development from DePaul University. She holds a special education certificate from DePaul University and a supervision and administration certificate from National Lewis University.

Tokumbo Shobowale

Tokumbo Shobowale serves as Chief Operating Officer of The New School. Prior to that, he served the City of New York as Chief Business Operations Officer, Chief of Staff to the deputy mayor for economic development, and as Chief Operating Officer of the New York City Economic Development Corporation. In these roles, Tokumbo facilitated the city’s economic diversification and, in particular, the applied sciences initiative, which attracted Cornell-Technion to New York City and facilitated NYU-Poly’s creation of the Center for Urban Science and Progress. He has worked at McKinsey and Co. and at Dalberg. He holds an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management, an MA from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and AB from Stanford University.

Adrien Siegfried

Adrien Siegfried is Associate Director in the Office of Portfolio Management at the New York City Department of Education, where he creates, maintains, and improves citywide analytics tools to assist planning and increase office productivity, and supports district strategic planning by providing relevant data and analysis to best meet district needs. Previously, he was Senior Economic Education Analyst in the Communications Group of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and Director of Executive Operations at because Global Consulting. He was a special education teacher in public elementary and middle schools through the New York City Teaching Fellows program. He has a BA in International Relations from NYU, a Masters of Science in Education from City College, and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia.

Gary Wood

Gary Wood is Senior Advisor for Major Capital Improvements and Special Projects at Catalyst Schools, a network of three public charter schools serving inner-city youth in Chicago. He previously served as the Chief Operating Officer of Catalyst Schools. Building off of 26 years of experience in commercial real estate management with The Lurie Company, Gary serves as trustee of the Louis R Lurie Foundation, reviewing grant proposals in support of nonprofit organizations in San Francisco and Chicago, as well as promoting school improvement and institutional change in Chicago Public Schools. Gary is also the co-founder and former Chief Operating Officer of Free to Focus, a technology-based shared service model providing business plan support to nonprofits and independent schools to promote efficiency and cost savings. He has served on the Boards of the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust, Learning Point Associates, and Amnesty International USA.

Board of Trustees Information: here

Minutes from Previous Board Meetings: here

Contact the Board: board@brooklynlaboratoryschool.org