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Success Academy Bronx 2


  • K-4 Current grades
  • 2010 Opened
  • K-4 Planned grades
  • 9 District


Vanessa Bangser

After joining Teach for America, Vanessa first taught in a school just one street away from SA Bronx 2, working as a special education teacher, an intervention specialist, and as the school’s data manager. At the time, she was an adjunct professor at Pace University, supporting new TFA teachers. In 2007, she was awarded TFA’s National Teacher of the Year award, as well as a fellowship to attend Bank Street College’s leadership program. In 2009, Vanessa left the DOE to join Success, becoming the founding Principal of SA Bronx 2 a year later. Vanessa received her BA and MST from Pace University and her master’s from Bank Street College of Education.