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Sally Peterson

Sally Peterson, an enthusiastic reader, is CSV’s elementary literacy program manager. Sally has a long, vibrant history with CSV, having served as both an elementary literacy volunteer and as a member of the board of directors from 2011 to 2019. She was president of the board from 2013 to 2018. 

Born and raised in Glastonbury, Connecticut, Sally received a bachelor of arts from Tufts University and a master of education from Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). Sally brings to her position a wide variety of relevant experiences, including her work as an early childhood educator, her role as the Coordinator of Family Literacy Services for Crittenton Hastings House (now called EMPath), in Boston, and most recently, her work as family liaison at the Capuano Early Childhood Center, in Somerville.

Sally is passionate about the value of school-based elementary literacy programs and the power of relationships to support children’s learning.When not connecting with students and their families, Sally can often be found with her nose in a book.

Sally Peterson Elementary Literacy Program Manager