Meet Mr. Richardson: Kindergarten Academic Fellow

Hanging out with Deven Marrero from The Boston Red Sox who was visiting The Base Astros organization in Roxbury.

Hanging out with Deven Marrero from The Boston Red Sox who was visiting The Base Astros organization in Roxbury.

Mr. Richardson was born on the Friendly Island of St. Maarten in the Caribbean. He obtained a Bachelors Degree in Information Science and a Masters Degree in Managerial Technology from Johnson & Wales University. Mr. Richardson also finished all courses for his Master’s Degree in Special Education from American International College and is in the process of obtaining his teaching license. Mr. Richardson coaches baseball for The Base Astros from Roxbury MA and takes pictures for the organization.

Why did you choose the Alma team?

I chose the Alma team because I am looking for an opportunity to have a voice in helping scholars grow to their fullest potential in obtaining their short and long term goals.

What do you hope to contribute to Alma? 

I will work diligently every year to provide the best education possible to our scholars by helping them improve socially and academically. I will also think about my colleagues and contribute positively to their teaching, experiences, and attitudes which will help me improve not only as a teacher but also as a person.

What is your top goal during your first year with Alma?

My goal during the first year with Alma is to inspire scholars to do their best work and take pride in their accomplishments.

What teacher made a difference in your life — how? 

My high school math teacher made a difference in my life because he helped me realized that it was ok to fail but you must maintain a positive attitude and continue to find ways to get better. It will be worth it.

Why did you become involved in education?

I became involved in education because I love empowering people young and old to work hard towards their goal and have fun doing it. When you have fun that is when the learning and retaining information begins.

Where did you go to college? What did you like about your college?

I went to college at Johnson & Wales University and American International College. I liked college for the knowledge, skills, and experience.

What is your favorite place?

My favorite place is St.Maarten.

What is your favorite food?

My favorite food is chicken with rice and beans.

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