Executive Director

Bondo Nyembwe

Bondo Nyembwe the Executive Director at Academia Cesar Chavez.  He is a passionate educator who has worked as a Principal and Executive Director for 13 years in urban schools in Minneapolis and St. Paul.  He is dedicated to school transformation and focus on creating common practices that build a positive school climate for teaching and learning.   He believes that improving student achievement for all is a moral imperative. Bondo enjoys reading and translating research into practice in schools.  He was instrumental in the turn-around process of St. Paul City school a Focus school that became and celebration eligible school after 3 years.  He has authored an article “Teachers of Color Face Shortage: What does it mean to our growing numbers of minority students?”m.