Jamie Platzer, Elementary School Principal, leads grades K-1 at DREAM Charter School in Mott Haven. She joined DREAM in 2009 after teaching fifth grade at PS 47 in the Bronx. Jamie taught second and third grades at DREAM Charter School in East Harlem before moving into the Academic Dean role in 2014. Her background is in Special Education and she loves the opportunity to spend every day working with DREAM teachers, scholars, and families. Jamie earned a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University and her Master of Science in Education from Pace University as a member of the Teach for America program in New York City. Jamie completed the New Leaders Aspiring Principals program and received a Masters in Education Leadership. DREAM has been Jamie’s home for over a decade and she is honored and overjoyed to be the Founding Principal at DREAM Mott Haven Elementary school where she continues to lead children to recognize their potential and realize their dreams.