2016 Literacy Champions

Pesha Black

Director of Holyoke Community College’s Ludlow Area Adult Learning Center and Springfield Adult Learning Center ESOL Program

Pesha Black is a 2016 Mass Literacy Champion, and she is the director of Holyoke Community College’s Ludlow Area Adult Learning Center and Springfield Adult Learning… »

Jeantilus Gedeus

ESOL Teacher at The Immigrant Learning Center in Malden, Massachusetts

Jeantilus Gedeus is a 2016 Mass Literacy Champion, and he is an ESOL Teacher at The Immigrant Learning Center in Malden, Massachusetts. With his Mass Literacy… »

Gerri Guyote

Assistant Director of the Peabody Institute Library in Peabody, Massachusetts

Gerri Guyote is a 2016 Mass Literacy Champion, and she is the Assistant Director of the Peabody Institute Library in Peabody, Massachusetts. She created an English… »

Dennis Quinn

Director of Mentoring Programs at Reader to Reader in Amherst, Massachusetts

Dennis Quinn is a 2016 Mass Literacy Champion, and he is the Director of Mentoring Programs at Reader to Reader in Amherst, Massachusetts. He leads the… »

Yamaris Rivera

Family Access and Engagement Coordinator at the Lawrence School in Holyoke, Massachusetts

Yamaris Rivera is a 2016 Mass Literacy Champion, and she is the Family Access and Engagement Coordinator at the Lawrence School in Holyoke, Massachusetts. She educates parents… »

Sharon Shaloo

Executive Director of the Massachusetts Center for the Book in Boston

Sharon Shaloo is a 2016 Mass Literacy Champion, and she is the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Center for the Book in Boston. With her Mass… »