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Maame Appiah's Discussions

Webinar Recording: An Overview of the Every Student Succeeds Act and What It Means for Community-School Partnerships

Started this discussion. Last reply by Liz Capparelli Thacker Feb 18, 2016. 1 Reply

Panelist Information: Mary Kingston Roche, Director of Public Policy, Coalition for Community Schools at the Institute for Educational Leadership; Noelle Ellerson, Associate Executive Director of…Continue

New Report Shows How Community Schools Transform Schools, Communities, Lives

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February 11, 2016 -- Today, the Center for Popular Democracy, Coalition for Community Schools, and the Southern Education Foundation released a report,…Continue

Opportunities Board - Employment, Grant Funding, Technical Assistance

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jennifer Masutani Feb 12. 3 Replies

Hello Coordinators,Feel free to use this board to upload employment, funding and technical assistance opportunities for fellow coordinators.Best Wishes,Coordinators TeamContinue

 

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Jennifer Masutani replied to Maame Appiah's discussion Opportunities Board - Employment, Grant Funding, Technical Assistance
"NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE ADVOCATES IN DISABILITY AWARD PROGRAM The Advocates in Disability Award Program is seeking the next Disability Advocate Leader! Young leaders with a disability are encouraged to apply for up to $10,000 in…"
Feb 12
Jennifer Masutani replied to Maame Appiah's discussion Opportunities Board - Employment, Grant Funding, Technical Assistance
"PBS LearningMedia is looking for educators who use technology and digital media to engage and inspire students in the classroom to enter the 2017 PBS Digital Innovators Program. Now through February 13, educators can submit a 60- to 180-second…"
Jan 25
Jennifer Masutani replied to Maame Appiah's discussion Opportunities Board - Employment, Grant Funding, Technical Assistance
"Great opportunity to become a School Ambassador for the National Engagement Team at the U.S. Department of Education.  The Department is extending the deadline for the applications for the 2017-2018 School Ambassador Fellowship to Monday,…"
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Nov 18, 2016
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Apr 6, 2016
Maame Appiah posted a discussion

In some ‘community schools,’ nonprofit staffers emerge as key school leaders

By Patrick Wall for Chalkbeat New York Article LinkAt some of the city’s 130 new “community schools,” new assistant principals seemed to have magically appeared and started sitting in on…See More
Mar 29, 2016
Maame Appiah posted a blog post

Fist bumps and a war room: A day in the life of a community school director

Reposted from Challbeat New York: http://ny.chalkbeat.org/2016/02/22/fist-bumps-and-a-war-room-a-day-in-the-life-of-a-community-school-director/#.VstfwvkrKUlFist bumps and a war room: A day in the life of a community school directorAround 4 p.m. on a recent Friday, Fiorella Guevara got around to eating her lunch.Then she leaned back in the…See More
Feb 22, 2016
Liz Capparelli Thacker replied to Maame Appiah's discussion Webinar Recording: An Overview of the Every Student Succeeds Act and What It Means for Community-School Partnerships
"Thanks Maame for posting this recording here - what a great resource!"
Feb 18, 2016
Maame Appiah posted a discussion

Webinar An Overview of the Every Student Succeeds Act and What It Means for Community-School Partnerships-20160208 1929-1

Panelist Information: Mary Kingston Roche, Director of Public Policy, Coalition for Community Schools at the Institute for Educational Leadership; Noelle Ellerson, Associate Executive Director of Policy and Advocacy, School Superintendents AssociationDuration: 59 minutes Description: The new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) that replaced No Child Left Behind contains key provisions that advance the principle that partnerships among school, family and community are essential for student…See More
Feb 17, 2016
Maame Appiah posted a discussion

New Report Shows How Community Schools Transform Schools, Communities, Lives

February 11, 2016 -- Today, the Center for Popular Democracy, Coalition for Community Schools, and the Southern Education Foundation released a report, Community Schools: Transforming Struggling Schools into Thriving Schools .This report…See More
Feb 11, 2016
Silvina Tello liked Maame Appiah's page Role of Community School Coordinators
Dec 16, 2015
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Sep 21, 2015
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May 13, 2015

Profile Information

Name of Community School
Coalition for Community Schools
Position (or Title) at Community School
Manager, Operations and Partnerships
Description of Position
Maame joined the IEL staff in January of 2007. She is primarily responsible for partnership development and management, and day-to-day operations, including financial and programmatic management, as well as development activities for the Coalition.

Maame's experience includes interning for Michigan State Representative Barbara Farrah in the spring of 2005, where she worked on the district's bi-weekly newsletter, managed the database, and acted as the first contact for constituent relations. She has also been an after-school community service leader at an elementary school, and has volunteered for the Ronald McDonald House Charities, various women's organizations—including interning with the Women's Campaign Forum, mentoring youth and serving on various national planning committees for education/health groups.

Maame received her B.A. in Political Science from Michigan State University. She is also a graduate of the George Washington University Event Management program, and an alumni of IEL's Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP).
Number of Years in Position
6
Twitter (personal, school, initiative etc)
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