Nawwal Shares Her Experience Of Open School East

By Nawwal Moustafa, She/Her, Principal of Open School East I first became principal of Open School East this July after three years in other roles. I came to the organization in an enrollment role, but after six weeks I was tapped to become the director of our middle school at […]

Alex’s Story

By Alex Paul, He/Him, Open School East 2022 Graduate I was picked on the entire time I was in middle school. It got so bad that I skipped class to avoid the bullying and changed buses to get away from students who would jump me and throw books at me. […]

Open School East Teacher Advocate, Humanities

POSITION TITLE: Teacher Advocate, Humanities REPORTS TO: Principal / Instructional Supervisor FLSA STATUS: Exempt, Full-Time  REGULAR/TEMPORARY: Regular, 10.1-months/year  BENEFITS: Details Outlined Below PAY RANGE: $42,000 – 50,000 annually   Who We Are At Open School Inc., we advocate greatness. We are an education nonprofit in its 50th year of service. […]

Step Up School Success Advocate

POSITION TITLE:  Step Up School Success Advocate REPORTS TO: Step Up Site Supervisor FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt, Full-time (32 hours per week, M-TH) REGULAR/TEMPORARY: 10.5 month position  BENEFITS: Details of benefits outlined below STARTING SALARY RANGE: $17.00 per hour  START DATE: August 1, 2022 APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: June 26, 2022   […]

Amy Sparks-Alumni of Open Meadow Middle School And Open School North

“I started at OM middle school I believe fall of 1999. I then went to the high School fall of 2001. My senior year I did a transition program and ended up being with kids from the CRUE program. That was fun! I came to Open Meadow because my old […]

Claudia Piñeda Former Step Up Staff

“I was with Step Up from March 2013 to November 2015. I was a student success coordinator. At that time, I was in graduate school (MSW). Today, I am the Program Director for North and South America at Partners for Youth Empowerment.  I came to the Open community because of […]

Dion Jordan – Former Career Services Staff

I was at Open from 2004 to 2015. I worked with Open Meadow Career Services, counseling young adults about careers and post-secondary opportunities. I also worked with Open’s Equity Team as a co-Chair.   When I came to Open, I was in the midst of a professional speaking career, writing […]