Alumni


Stephany Lin

 

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 Alvarado

 

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 Wright

 

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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Director of AmeriCorps, Chester Spellman, Visits GO-NYC

Director of AmeriCorps, Chester Spellman, Visits GO-NYC

Director of AmeriCorps, Chester Spellman, visited our GO-NYC school and saw the great work our AmeriCorps members are doing. Read about the visit in an article written by our very own DJ Hartigan, Tutor Corps Manager for GO-NYC.

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GO-NYC Family Potluck Event

GO-NYC Family Potluck Event

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GO-WIL’s Executive Director Kia Johnson featured in Delaware Online

GO-WIL’s Executive Director Kia Johnson featured in Delaware Online

Read about GO-WIL's Executive Director Kia Johnson in an article that explores the experiences that led her towards becoming an educator and a successful participant of the "Lead for Delaware" program.

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