As the school year 2015–16 closes this week, the CSV staff has been taking stock, as we always do in this season. We’re tallying, surveying, analyzing, and evaluating programs. We’ve also been celebrating in the last week. We’ve had a new baby (well,our Intergenerational Math Program director, gave birth to a little girl). We graduated from high school (well, the hundreds of seniors we served this year did, along with the
We are thrilled to learn the the Field Education Department at Boston University School of Social Work has selected our Director of High School Volunteers, Deandra Williams, for an Excellence in Field Instruction award. Deandra was nominated by our BUSSW intern, MSW candidate Emily Pentz, who described the significant impact Deandra has had on her professional growth as a developing social worker. Emily has
Meet Julie Loh, CSV’s new Intergenerational Math Program (IMP) director! She joins the CSV staff with an impressive resume as a teacher in both early childhood and elementary education. Julie is in charge of interviewing, placing and monitoring the more than 25 IMP tutors who have already been matched one-to-one with young elementary students at-risk in math, in several K-5 schools. Passionate about teaching,
We are happy to introduce our 3rd and 4th interns for the semester, Lizaby Scott and Hanna Otani. Both are students at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, and like their counterparts Suzy and Brian, both were at-the-ready from the time CSV launched its annual kick-off event in late September. Welcome both! Lizaby is in the Ed School’s Human Development and Psychology program. Her interest
CSV is delighted to introduce the first two of its four new interns, Suzy Roberts and Brian Schmitt. Both hit the ground running by assisting at CSV’s kick-off event in September, and both are now fully engaged in the work of the agency. Suzy has been assisting with after-school Learning Centers, general CSV administration, and soon will add her support to the NetPals program.
Meet Julie Croston, CSV’s newest staff member. Hired in early spring as a part-time grant writer/development associate, Julie has taken on many additional roles at CSV, integrating her many talents with the needs of the agency. First, a word on Julie’s background and experience. Her interest has always been around secondary and higher education. She studied at Wesleyan University and received a PhD in
Tutoring Center Manager Rene Meshon and Volunteer Nancy Gutmann CSV applauds two very special individuals, Rene Meshon and Nancy Gutmann, for being honored recently by the Cambridge Senior Volunteer Clearinghouse. Cambridge Mayor David Maher and Clearinghouse Co-Founder and Chair, Bob Hurlbut, presented both with awards for their outstanding contributions to the students and seniors of Cambridge. Rene was presented with the Beverly Benner Cassara
CSV is happy to introduce Catalina Rojas, its newest staff member. Catalina has become the Assistant Program Coordinator for Upper School programs, a position newly created to support the expanding work of grades 6-8 Learning Centers and NetPals. Learning Centers provide 1:1 tutoring, mostly after-school, for at-risk students at all five upper schools. NetPals connects all 7th graders with science/engineering professionals from local companies