Category: Education

The gift of teaching changed her life

The gift of teaching changed her life

Ernestina “Titi” Leal has been teaching arts and crafts around our community centers for more than eight years. By her count, more than four hundred students have attended her classes.

Making life changing connections with Head Start

Making life changing connections with Head Start

Yesenia Monterroza, a single mom of 2 boys who have been part of Early Head Start and Head Start program shares how this program has no only made a difference in the lives of her children but also in her personal and professional life.

Why I Teach

Why I Teach

Jeanette Lemelle, a third grade teacher at Ripley House Elementary, writes about her desire to ignite and nurture each student’s talents and strengths, preparing them to become the civic-minded leaders of tomorrow.