Stephany was drawn to Great Oaks by the opportunity to form deep, sustained relationships with her students. After her year of service, Stephany became the Executive Director of Schools That Can Newark, a collaborative network of district, charter, and independent schools. She is currently a Master in Urban Planning Candidate at Harvard University.
Brian joined the Tutor Corps in 2015 because he wanted to pursue his goal of educating children with similar origins as himself while still pursuing his passion for performing. After his year of service, Brian took some time to perform in various shows in Bridgeport before returning to his native New York. He currently has found a home back with the Great Oaks Foundation as a Talent Associate, helping to recruit new tutors.
Kalia joined the Great Oaks Tutor Corps because she was passionate about working with students from underserved communities. In additional to tutoring, Kalia taught a civic engagement course which helped 6th graders develop critical analysis, writing, and public speaking skills. Kalia currently serves as the College Bound Coordinator at Legal Outreach in New York City.
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