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LEAP for Schooling is happy to announce the addition of Brian Castellanos to its Board of Administrators, following his appointment on Might 20, 2020. Mr. Castellanos, a Lynn, MA resident, brings a ardour for innovation in training and a want to guarantee fairness and entry to high quality educational, school and profession providers for underserved youth. LEAP for Schooling has been offering educational, school, and profession applications for youth in Salem since 2003 and applications in Peabody and Gloucester since 2013 and can start its first applications in Lynn this summer season.
“LEAP is happy to work with Brian, who might be integral to the enlargement of our applications into Lynn on the Thurgood Marshall Center Faculty. With a background in public service, Okay-12 training and as a social employee supporting underserved adolescent youth Brian will convey extra and welcomed experience and power to our Board”, said Linda E. Saris, LEAP’s Founder, Govt Director, and Board member.
Brian Castellanos presently serves as a Social Employee for the Massachusetts Division of Kids and Household Providers and is an elected member to the Lynn Faculty Committee since 2018. Mr. Castellanos works primarily with adolescent youth all through Lynn and has been supportive of LEAP’s efforts to supply youth educational and profession applications in Lynn, particularly for Lynn’s giant English Learner inhabitants. With most of the identical lived experiences as numerous Lynn youth, Mr. Castellanos has been a frequent motivational speaker at faculties and youth organizations. Mr. Castellanos is a graduate of Framingham State College the place he earned a BA in Criminology and a Masters in Science diploma from Salem State College in Felony Justice.
Mr. Castellanos speaks on his appointment by including: “I’m honored to have the ability to serve the group that can serve so many college students who, like myself at their age, want after-school applications that empower them to create and imagine in, their very own distinctive academic and profession objectives.”
LEAP for Schooling (www.leap4ed.org) has a mission to empower underserved and first-generation-to-college college students to reach training, profession, and life. LEAP does this by educating college students educational and life-skills wanted to carry out at larger ranges in center college and highschool. College students additionally obtain ongoing personalised assist and group connections, which helps them graduate from school and create a future primarily based on their strengths and pursuits.
LEAP is an acronym for: Study, Discover, Aspire, and Pursue.
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