NetPals Gets a New Leader—Analía Ivanier

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Cambridge School Volunteers has promoted Analía Ivanier from program coordinator to director of its NetPals Program. Ivanier joined Cambridge School Volunteers at the start of the 2015–16 school year. She brings over twenty years of experience as an education researcher in both the United States (where she earned a Master of Arts in Sociology and Education from Teachers College, Columbia University)  and in Argentina

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Volunteers—Claim Your Spot in our Math Workshop

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Cambridge School Volunteers is offering a workshop about the Illustrative Math curriculum to our volunteers who work in Grades 6 through 8. The workshop will be held Monday, October 28, at 4:30 p.m. Registration is necessary. In addition, CSV welcomes attendance by any prospective volunteers who have specific intentions of becoming a one-to-one tutor in a CSV Learning Center at one of the city’s

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Meg Ramsdell Appointed to Lead CSV

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Cambridge School Volunteers, Inc. (CSV), a 54-year partner of the Cambridge Public School District, announced today that Meg Ramsdell will become the organization’s new executive director, effective October 7. The announcement follows a four-month search following Jennifer Fries’ decision to step down as executive director. Ramsdell currently serves as the director of NetPals, CSV’s STEM mentoring program serving all seventh-graders in three public middle (upper)

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Run for CSV! The Cambridge Half Marathon is Coming

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Are you looking for your next racing challenge? We are looking for two more intrepid runners who would like to run the Cambridge Half Marathon in November to benefit Cambridge School Volunteers. The requirement for the charity bib is raising $1,000, and we will help you do it. Registration fees (currently $105) will be waived for our runners. This fun, flat course lets you

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Meet us at Flour on Erie Street, Monday

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Did you know that Cambridge School Volunteers offers open office hours in the community? These sessions are designed as an easy, informal way for people to get their questions answered about volunteering in the public schools, face-to-face with a member of the CSV staff. Come chat with us—no obligations, just answers! And you can grab your lunch or a cup of coffee while you’re

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CSV seeks a new leader

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Press release July 20, 2019 Cambridge, MA Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV) announced today that executive director Jennifer Fries will leave her position in November.  Anya Alexandra Bear, newly elected board president of the organization, noted “We have big shoes to fill. Jen has done a terrific job overseeing the expansion of our NetPals and Learning Center programs, as well as working with the board

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See if “CS is Your Thing”with Audible

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Audible, the Amazon company which is the largest producer and purveyor of audiobooks on the planet, this year expanded the number of high school internships it offers through Cambridge School Volunteers to 10. The computer science internships began in 2017 with only four CRLS students. Last year, eight students enrolled in the the summer program, which combines career exploration with hands-on training and is

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CSV’s Award Winners

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Cambridge School Volunteers gave four outstanding community members who are volunteers in the public schools Mack I. Davis Awards on May 22 at the Broad Institute. Terry Hackford, Tony Leonardo, Meg Moulton, and Dorothy Crawford are this year’s honorees. Bill Sullivan, who marked 20 years as a volunteer also recognized for his long and enthusiastic service. The ice cream social event was co-chaired by

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