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Four Alma educators recognized as Master Teachers

Four educators at Alma del Mar were recently recognized for their mastery in teaching at the K-8 inclusive public charter school located in the North End of New Bedford. Alma educators are designated as Master Teacher when they exhibit a

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Meet Ms. Foody: Third Grade Co-Teacher

Ms. Foody graduated from Smith College this past year with majors in Education and Child Studies and History. While at Smith, she played on the soccer team where she was able to take on the role of captain in her senior

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Meet Ms. Robledo: ESL Teacher

Ms. Robledo was born and raised in Southern California and lived in Central California during middle and high school. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2016 with a Bachelors degree in Psychology and Education. During college, Ms.

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Meet Ms. Stanford: Kindergarten Lead Teacher

Ms. Stanford grew up in upstate New York with her parents, younger brother, and younger sister. She loved school and went to college at the University of Vermont. She double-majored in Religion and Asian Studies. Ms. Stanford studied abroad in

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Meet Mr. Jensen: 8th Grade Lead Teacher

Mr. Jensen grew up outside of Salt Lake City, Utah. Curtis holds a BA in English from the University of Utah, and an MFA in Poetry from the Creative Writing Program at Brooklyn College CUNY. He has taught in classrooms

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Meet Ms. Tatarian: 7th Grade Lead Teacher

    Ms. Tatarian grew up in Lakeville, Massachusetts with her parents and younger sister. She attended Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, where she graduated with a degree in Biology in 2013. After graduating from Wesleyan, Ms. Tatarian interned in

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Meet Mr. Mello: PE Co-Teacher

Mr. Mello was born and raised in the city of New Bedford, where he participated in a multitude of physical activities and sports from an early age and still tries to as much as possible. Mr. Mello went to Holy

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Meet Ms. Webster: 1st Grade Lead Teacher

Ms. Webster grew up by the beach in York, Maine. She attended Providence College and studied Elementary/Special Education and History. Ms. Webster recently received her Masters in Language and Literacy from Simmons College. She then moved to the Berkshires after graduation

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Meet Mr. Marko: Office and Data Manager

Mr. Marko grew up in Brewer, Maine, a fantastic community 40 minutes inland of Acadia National park and the Atlantic Ocean — it is across the river from Bangor, Maine, and roughly two hours north of Portland.  He graduated from

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Meet Ms. Silva: Second Grade Lead Teacher

Ms. Silva was born and raised in New Bedford. She went to UMass Amherst for both undergraduate and graduate school. Ms. Silva holds a Bachelors in Psychology/Education and a Masters Degree in Education with a concentration in Early Childhood Education. She

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