Yang, Cha Ger
Cha Ger Yang was the CEO of Prairie Seeds Academy, a public Academy in Brooklyn Park serving Minneapolis and the smaller surrounding suburbs. Prairie Seeds Academy has about 780 students, K-12. Prairie Seeds Academy employs 105 full time employees and 10 contracted consultants and temporary employees. Cha-Ger managed an annual budget of over 8 million. His passion is to make a difference in the lives of young children. The CEO’s leadership ability sets a positive tone for cooperation, honor and social responsibility across all stakeholders. Cha-Ger was commited to students and staff growth, development and academic excellence. As a visionary leader, he focused on shaping the educational system, driving the vision, motivating students toward life-long achievements and enhancing positive attitudes.
Prior to his work at Prairie Seeds Academy, Cha-Ger worked at a civil engineering firm for 5 years. He then taught bilingual math and science in Minneapolis School District for 7 years.