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Baker-Polito Administration Appoints STEM Advisory Council for 2017-2018

Baker-Polito Administration Appoints STEM Advisory Council for 2017-2018

BOSTON – Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito recently appointed 29 members to the Massachusetts STEM Advisory Council. The STEM Advisory Council strives to expand access to quality STEM education for students across the Commonwealth.

Citizen Schools First Recipient of Funding from New Organization Life Science Cares

Citizen Schools First Recipient of Funding from New Organization Life Science Cares

Boston, MA - Life Science Cares, a new organization that unites the human and financial resources of the life sciences sector in the fight to end poverty in Greater Boston, has selected Citizen Schools as one of its first recipients of a donation to a nonprofit organization. Citizen Schools is a national organization, based in Boston, which partners with middle schools in six states to provide educational enrichment through Expanded Learning Time (ELT) programs held during after school hours.

People On the Move - Spotlight: Megan Bird

BBJ-Spotlight MEGAN BIRD Executive Director, Citizen Schools, Boston

Prior Job? Regional managing director, Citizen Schools, Boston. In this role, Bird oversaw school partnerships, program implementation at each school site and volunteer recruitment.

Professional achievement? "My team! As regional managing director, I hired and developed an amazingly talented and diverse team that I now get to lead as executive director."

Professional Priority? "As executive director, my goal is to continue to bring significant impact to the students in our existing districts, while working to build a sustainable and scalable model that will bring citizen-driven learning to more students across the Commonwealth."