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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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Service-minded leaders: It’s more than a tagline

“Everybody can be great because everybody can serve.” – Martin Luther King Jr. Part of our mission is to challenge scholars to be service-minded leaders. Service. It’s something our scholars live each and everyday. It’s in the fifth grade scholar

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Meet Ms. Crowther: Sixth Grade Associate Teacher

Ms. Crowther’s family is originally from southeast Massachusetts, but she grew up in Hinesville, Georgia. Ms. Crowther studied Fashion Merchandising and Business at Georgia Southern University. After working in retail for a few years, she decided to explore other opportunities.

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Meet Ms. Fernandes: Second Grade Lead Teacher

Elizabeth Fernandes was born and raised in New Bedford. She has a diverse background in education, having gained experience as a teacher and tutor/mentor while in college. She earned a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and human development from Wheelock College. After

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Meet Ms. Correira: Paraprofessional

Ms. Correira has lived in Fall River most of her life and lives there today with her two daughters, Desiree, 11, and Cadence, 7. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Bridgewater State University and is currently pursuing a

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Meet Ms. Carvalho: Fourth Grade Lead Teacher

Ms. Carvalho is a Fall River native and a graduate of Lasell College. During her time in Teach for America, she taught fourth grade to some of New Bedford’s most promising young scholars. Most recently, she worked with a wonderful classroom of second

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Meet Ms. Rinehart: Literacy Interventionist (3-6)

Ms. Rinehart is originally from Windsor, Virginia. Windsor is located about 50 minutes from the Virginia Beach oceanfront. She went to college at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia where she studied Human Services and Psychology. Some of her favorite things

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Meet Ms. Teevens: Literacy Interventionist (K-2)

Ms. Teevens grew up in Pembroke, MA on the South Shore. She attended college at Claremont McKenna in Claremont, CA. Ms. Teevens ran cross country and track, and also worked in a preschool while in college. After college she taught second grade in

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