2005 Literacy Champions

Jean-Marie Aubin

Adult Basic Education Instructor at at Hampshire County House of Correction, Northampton, MA

Jean-Marie Aubin is the Adult Basic Education Instructor at Hampshire County House of Correction in Northhampton, MA. In addition to teaching low-level and disabled learners, Jean-Marie… »

Angela Ayre

Former Coordinator of the Literacy Project, Cambridge, MA

Angela Ayre was the coordinator of the Cambridge Public Library’s Literacy Project from 1998-2005. The Literacy Project is an Adult Education based program for both native… »

Ruth Berg

Remedial Specialist at the Cotting School, Lexington, MA

Ruth Berg is a Remedial Specialist at the Cotting School in Lexington, MA. She works with students presenting physical, communication and other challenges to learning. Ruth has been an… »

Sherry Comerchero

Developer and Coordinator at the Merrimack Valley Jewish Coalition for Literacy, Haverhill, MA

Sherry Comerchero is a recently retired Haverhill Public Schools Speech-Language Pathologist. Through her work in the school system and as a long time community volunteer, she… »

Rosanne DiCenso

District Literacy Specialist, Somerset MA

Rosanne DiCenso is the District Literacy Specialist in Somerset, Massachusetts. In her role as Literacy Specialist, Rosanne plans district-wide professional development activities and parent workshops for… »

Lei-Anne Ellis

Division Head for Childcare and Family Support, City of Cambridge Department of Human Service Programs

Lei-Anne Ellis is the Division Head for Childcare and Family Support in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Previous to this, she was the Literacy Coordinator of the Agenda for Children’s Literacy… »

Barbara Krol-Sinclair

Director of the Intergenerational Literacy Project, Chelsea, MA

Barbara Krol-Sinclair is the Director of the Intergenerational Literacy Project in Chelsea, MA. The ILP serves immigrant families in Chelsea and provides them with literacy education…. »

Alice Levine

Family Literacy and Math Coordinator at Boston Excels and The Home for Little Wanderers, Boston, MA

Alice Levine is Family Literacy and Math Coordinator for Boston Excels and The Home for Little Wanderers. In her program, Alice focuses on helping parents of populations… »

Dina Maldonado

Coordinator of Family Literacy at the Crittenton Hasting House, Boston, MA

Dina Maldonado is the Family Literacy Coordinator for the Crittenton Hasting House in Boston. In her role as program coordinator, Dina works with mothers who have… »

Lynne Weintraub

ESL Coordinator at Jones Library, Amherst, MA

Lynne Weintraub is the ESL Coordinator for the Jones Library in Amherst, MA. As coordinator, Lynne is responsible for all programming, tutor training/supervision and grant writing… »