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Coordinator Spotlight - Emily Mallozzi

Written by Justine Mariscal

Built on the foundation of collaborative leadership, the Pawtucket School Department and the Pawtucket Teachers’ Alliance have worked together to promote the community school model in the city over the last three years. Pawtucket’s efforts are supported by the Rhode Island Federation of Teachers and Health Professionals (HRFTHP) along with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), who have partnered with the Pawtucket community schools team on establishing…


Added by Liz Capparelli Thacker on January 24, 2020 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Coordinator Spotlight - Gregory Wright

Written by Justine Mariscal

When the Mayor’s Office of Education (MOE) in Philadelphia partnered with the School District of Philadelphia to implement Community Schools, Edward Gideon Elementary School was part of the first cohort to make the shift in 2016. The school, which serves K-8th graders in North Philadelphia, is now entering its fourth year as a Community School and its Coordinator, Gregory Wright, has been with the school throughout the whole process.

In order to best…


Added by Liz Capparelli Thacker on December 19, 2019 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Coordinator Spotlight - Justin Hunt

Written by Justine Mariscal

When taking on his role three years ago as coordinator for Fort Worthington Elementary/Middle School in Baltimore, Maryland, Justin Hunt was faced with challenges of having to merge three different school cultures and communities into one building. This was an intricate task in a city where the culture of each community changes from block to block. When an overflow of three hundred students showed up on the first day, Hunt knew that he had to do some…


Added by Liz Capparelli Thacker on November 25, 2019 at 12:00pm — No Comments


Thank you for a successful Coordinators Appreciation Week! With your help, we celebrated the amazing work Community School Coordinators do for their schools and their community on social media by using #CoordinatorsRock. Here are some of our favorite post shared this year highlighting the positive impact and influence that coordinators have.

1. Mayor's Office of Education Video of Coordinators receiving thank you letters…


Added by Liz Capparelli Thacker on October 15, 2019 at 11:29am — No Comments

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