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Michael Windram

Assistant Principal (PreK-2) –

Mike was born in Brooklyn and raised in both Brooklyn and New Jersey.  After graduating from Rutgers University, Mike began his career in education as a New York City Teaching Fellow in 2001.  At the same time he earned an MS in Elementary Education from Lehman College.  He spent eleven years as a classroom teacher.  Mike also earned a MA in School Leadership from Montclair State University and completed a residency program for New Leaders for New Schools under the mentorship of Haven founder, Jessica Nauiokas.  Mike has eight years of experience in school leadership positions. He brings a passion for education, a love for children, and a belief that all teachers can thrive if given the right support.

Outside of Haven, Mike loves spending time with his wife and three beautiful children. If there is a trail to hike, a game to play, or a book to read, he’s all in!

Recent Testimonials

With the support of Haven Academy, Principal Nauiokas, and the other teachers and staff, I feel part of a community—one that has the power to change our student's lives for the better.

Eric Lara - Special Ed Teacher

Recent Testimonials

The staff remembers your face and your child is treated with respect and courtesy. There is nothing but positive reinforcement and encouraging children to be the best.

Recent Testimonials

The second place my kids call home.

Parent

Recent Testimonials

Me gusta todo, especialmente la atención y la comunicación que tenemos con los miembros del personal.

Parent

Recent Testimonials

The teachers and leaders at this school are the most loving and most dedicated educators in schools. The school feels welcoming and warm. Kids LOVE coming to school and that is an important part of making life long learners.

Haven Staff Member

Recent Testimonials

I wish I was a kid again, I would have loved to attend Haven Academy.

Haven Staff Member

Recent Testimonials

Fulfilling Career Choice for Teachers and Leaders.

Haven Staff Member

Recent Testimonials

Me gusta todo de Haven Academy, una de las cosas que tiene mi atención es que la principal de la escuela siempre esta disponible para dar la bienvenida a los estudiantes en la mañanas.