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CSV’s Award Winners

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Cambridge School Volunteers gave four outstanding community members who are volunteers in the public schools Mack I. Davis Awards on May 22 at the Broad Institute. Terry Hackford, Tony Leonardo, Meg Moulton, and Dorothy Crawford are this year’s honorees. Bill Sullivan, who marked 20 years as a volunteer also recognized for his long and enthusiastic service. The ice cream social event was co-chaired by

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Meet CSV’s New Director of High School Programs

Jay Bernal CSV Dir of High School Programs

Cambridge School Volunteers, Inc. (CSV) has announced the appointment of its new director for volunteer programming at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School (CRLS). Incoming CSV Director of High School Programs Jay Bernal starts his work at CSV with more than 10 years of experience at the Museum of Science, Boston (MOS). He most recently worked in the youth education department at the museum. Bernal’s

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Tutors Needed on Wednesdays

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Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV) is currently seeking tutors on Wednesdays from 3:00 to 4:15, from December through May. Each volunteer tutor will be matched individually to a middle school student referred for help by a teacher. CSV operates and staffs Learning Centers that provide after-school tutoring for small groups of teacher-identified Grade 6–8 students at five schools—Amigos, Vassal Lane Upper School, Putnam Avenue Upper

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NetPals Gets a New Leader—Analía Ivanier

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Cambridge School Volunteers has promoted Analía Ivanier from program coordinator to director of its NetPals Program. Ivanier joined Cambridge School Volunteers at the start of the 2015–16 school year. She brings over twenty years of experience as an education researcher in both the United States (where she earned a Master of Arts in Sociology and Education from Teachers College, Columbia University)  and in Argentina

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Volunteers—Claim Your Spot in our Math Workshop

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Cambridge School Volunteers is offering a workshop about the Illustrative Math curriculum to our volunteers who work in Grades 6 through 8. The workshop will be held Monday, October 28, at 4:30 p.m. Registration is necessary. In addition, CSV welcomes attendance by any prospective volunteers who have specific intentions of becoming a one-to-one tutor in a CSV Learning Center at one of the city’s

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Meg Ramsdell Appointed to Lead CSV

Meg Ramsdell in black in front of flower bed

Cambridge School Volunteers, Inc. (CSV), a 54-year partner of the Cambridge Public School District, announced today that Meg Ramsdell will become the organization’s new executive director, effective October 7. The announcement follows a four-month search following Jennifer Fries’ decision to step down as executive director. Ramsdell currently serves as the director of NetPals, CSV’s STEM mentoring program serving all seventh-graders in three public middle (upper)

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Job posting: Program Coordinator

Text says Upper School and photos show diverse middle school students and volunteers.

Job Posting: Program Coordinator (upper schools) Founded in 1966, Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV) is an independent non-profit organization supporting the academic and personal success of Cambridge public school children.  CSV develops programs that match caring and competent adults with students of all needs and levels.  Upper School Programs CSV manages two programs in the Upper Schools (grades 6-8) in Cambridge: Learning Centers and NetPals. 

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Run for CSV! The Cambridge Half Marathon is Coming

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Are you looking for your next racing challenge? We are looking for two more intrepid runners who would like to run the Cambridge Half Marathon in November to benefit Cambridge School Volunteers. The requirement for the charity bib is raising $1,000, and we will help you do it. Registration fees (currently $105) will be waived for our runners. This fun, flat course lets you

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