Sheila O’Connell: World Changer

Sheila O'Connell Partners Volunteer

At Partners in Education we hear countless stories about the impact of a volunteer’s presence in a classroom. We also hear time and again about how having consistent volunteer presence is one of the biggest needs teachers have on an ongoing basis. No one knows this better than Sheila O’Connell. Sheila was a teacher herself, […]

Gail Brenner: World Changer

Gail Brenner Partners in Education Volunteer

Gail Brenner is a clinical psychologist, author, and with clients all over the world, she is also a world traveler. In just one year of being part of the Partners in Education family, Gail completed nearly 50 hours of service, making weekly visits to the Goleta Boys & Girls Club. In describing why she wanted […]

Scientists Spark Passion for Science at Local Junior High Schools

Scientists Spark Passion for Science at Local Junior High Schools

On October 4th and 5th, Partners in Education and the Youth Innovation Club unveiled a collaboration with one main goal in mind: to get students excited about science, specifically their science projects. To do so, they recruited 36 scientists and engineers to play the role of science project advisor for nearly 600 total students on […]

Boris Grodzovsky: World Changer

Boris Grodzovsky is being recognized for his work at Los Robles High School and the Los Prietos Boys Camp. The Boys Camp is located in the Los Padres National Forest, and provides a rehabilitative program for delinquent males between the ages of 13 and 18, that allows them to continue their education and get involved […]

Q & A with Kirsten McLaughlin, 2018-19 Board President

Market Vice President at Cox Communications and longtime Computers for Families advocate, Kirsten McLaughlin takes the helm on the Partners Board. What excites you most about being Board President? I come from a family of educators and always thought that I would be a teacher. While my career took me in a different direction, being […]

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