Media Coverage

The Salem Local News-April 28, 2016

Column: An afternoon with Citizen Schools Cheyenne Hidden Connecting with students through Citizen Schools’ apprenticeships is a reciprocal experience, a way for mentors to teach while also learning at the same time. Citizen Schools was founded in 1995 in Boston and has been expanding ever since then. At Collins Middle School in Salem, the program…

Eye On Education: Students Learn Lessons At Google Via Citizen Schools Program

BOSTON (CBS) — Robots made of Legos, the math behind magic, and other classes are being offered to local middle schoolers learning fromtechnology powerhouse Google at their Cambridge headquarters. “I like the class,” one Charlestown sixth grader told WBZ-TV. Google is one of several companies that has teamed up with the Boston-based non-profit group Citizen…

5 for Good: Man, machine bring imagination to life for Boston students

Watch the report BOSTON —A man and his machine are bringing imagination to life for lucky Boston middle schoolers. Chris Haid is the COO of New Valence Robotics or NVBOTS. His company, based in the Seaport District of Boston, offers 3-D printing solutions. He’s offering a whole lot more than that to some Dorchester middle school…

Citizen Schools Public Service Announcement

For too many students from low-income communities, who have less access to after-school enrichment programs than their more affluent peers, learning stops when the school bell rings. Citizen Schools’ expanded learning time model helps schools tap into these underutilized afternoon hours in order to provide the hands-on, real-world learning experiences that put young adolescents on…

WWAY TV3: UNPRECEDENTED TWO YEARS IN A ROW; KEVIN KEATTS NAMED CAA COACH OF THE YEAR

Former Citizen Teacher. and current guard on Northeastern’s basketball team Caleb Donnelly has received a Dean Ehlers Award from the Colonial Athletic Association honoring his leadership, integrity, sportsmanship, and scholarship. Donnelly was chosen for the Ehlers Award for the second year in a row, becoming just the second two-time recipient. The Ehlers Award is presented…