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Learning Leaders to Shutter

While other programs operate similar training and volunteer programs, none do it “at the scale” of Learning Leaders, which operates in more than 300 schools. “We’re worried about how that will get picked up and whether parents will be continued to be used as a resource to help schools,” says Learning Leaders Executive Director Jane […]

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Notes from the Field: Celebrating and Building School Community

In our new Notes from the Field series, we share stories from Learning Leaders program staff who train and support volunteers in over 300 schools throughout NYC. This edition comes from Felicia Wilson-Ocasio, Director of Educational Services for the Bronx and Queens. On Friday Dec 23rd I was honored to participate in PS 112 D4’s […]

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PS 20 Queens Learning Leaders Featured in UFT New York Teacher News!

Much of the teaching team’s workload doubled this year at PS 20 in Flushing, Queens. Fortunately, Learning Leaders volunteers Laura Zelada and Chee Fong Chia were there to help. “At the start of this year, there were times when I was so overwhelmed,” said teacher Christina Tang. “This is an intense program and you always […]

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