Susan Tenner

Susan is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Brooklyn Urban Garden Charter School (BUGS), where she oversees the educational, operational, and financial aspects of the school. BUGS, a middle school, was created by a group of committed community members and currently provides a unique and rigorous learning community that embodies the sustainability mission of NY Sun Works. She brought the NY Sun Works program to BUGS where it is thriving, and she knows the program in action. Susan holds a Master’s degree in Education from Harvard and has worked in the education field for nearly 3 decades. She is a skilled grant writer and fundraiser, has extensive board experience and is an education expert.