Magnet Administration

David Daye

David Daye

Director of Goodwin University Magnet School Business Operations

Goodwin University Magnet School Board

The general purpose of Goodwin University Magnet Schools, Inc. (GUMS) is to support and promote quality public education. GUMS primary activities are to operate and manage Goodwin University's magnet schools: CT River Academy, Senior Academy, and Early Childhood.

GUMS is responsible for the day to day operations of Goodwin University's magnet schools and will engage the appropriate resources and contracted services which are necessary to operate the magnet schools. GUMS is a direct subsidiary of Goodwin University Educational Services, Inc.

The Goodwin University Magnet School, Inc. Board will be engaged in

  1. Strategic planning for all of Goodwin University’s magnet school activities.
  2. Provide expertise in operating and managing magnet school programs and serve as a resource for other schools, starting new programs.
  3. To collaborate with state and local school districts and boards of education on issues concerning magnet schools.

Goodwin University Educational Services Board

The general purpose of Goodwin University Educational Services, Inc. (GUES) is to promote quality public education and provide opportunities, support and services to children in Goodwin College’s community and the State of Connecticut.

GUES primary activities are pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. § 10-264l(a)(2)(D), to act on behalf of Goodwin University and its Trustees in matters related to magnet schools, and in that capacity, to apply for and receive grants from the CT State Department of Education for magnet schools on behalf of the University.

GUES will utilize its operating subsidiary, Goodwin University Magnet Schools, Inc., to manage the operations of the Goodwin University magnet schools.