Dorald Bastian is the principal of New Millennium Business Academy Middle School in the Bronx. In his role as principal, he has worked tirelessly to transform a struggling middle school into what is now recognized as a New York City showcase school for best practices. He began his teaching career in the Baltimore City Public School System where he taught English. After earning a master’s degree at Johns Hopkins University, he taught English in Manhattan. In 2005, he graduated from the New York City Leadership. His educational studies include professional certificates earned at Harvard University and Georgetown University.