Code in the Schools

2018 Week 6: Education

SMITHA MAHESH | CHILD FIRST AUTHORITY The impact of a community school coordinator goes beyond a school. In fact, a community school coordinator shapes polices in government; grants in a community; and partnerships with community organizations. Throughout the summer I have learned the interpersonal dynamics between a school, neighboring communities,…
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2018 Week 5: Education

SMITHA MAHESH | CHILD FIRST AUTHORITY This week was a week filled with teamwork, leadership, and learning! From Tuesday through Thursday, I attended the Community School Coordinator Summer Institute 2018 at Fort Worthington Elementary/Middle School. This 3-day conference gave me the wonderful opportunity to meet many community school coordinators across…
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2018 Week 4: Education

SMITHA MAHESH | CHILD FIRST AUTHORITY Week 4 has been largely a self-reflecting week. When I think back to the goals I had in week one, I am proud to say I accomplished many of them and found new goals to achieve within a matter of four weeks. In the…
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2018 Week 2: Education

SMITHA MAHESH | CHILD FIRST AUTHORITY As the elementary and middle school year was ending, I had the chance to meet bright students, enthusiastic faculty and staff, and continue working on our projects. This week, I finished a critical step of the project: categorizing reasons of students’ long periods of…
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2018 Week 1: Education

SMITHA MAHESH | CHILD FIRST AUTHORITY First week of work can summed into one word: creative. During my first week, I had to use a lot of creativity to make products that would aid in our summer project- letters to parents/families; informative pamphlets; brainstorming data organization; and coming up with…
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2017 Week Six: Education

JOHNATHON COOK | HEBCAC YO! BALTIMORE I tend to think non-profit work is always valiant and exciting. I know that there can be a lot of… menial work at times too, for everyone, from the top to the bottom of the organization, especially in smaller non-profits, but the work still…
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2017 Week Two: Education

JOHNATHON COOK | HEBAC YO! BALTIMORE – WEEK 2 When I found out that I would be working with an organization that supports people in acquiring their GEDs, I had no idea how many young children would be present at work everyday. I was shown otherwise upon starting, learning that many…
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2017 Week One: Education

JOHNATHON COOK | HEBAC YO! BALTIMORE When I found out my internship site was six or so blocks north of the Hopkins hospital, I was really excited about the chance to experience a neighborhood I had never been in before while arriving to and leaving from my placement each day….
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2016 Featured Blog Posts

VICTORIA LUI – FRANCISCAN CENTER, WEEK 6 “Victoria, how many weeks do you have left before you leave us?” asked Ms. D. “August 5th is my last day, so I have two more weeks here.” “That’s so soon! I can’t believe how fast this summer has gone. Before we know…
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2016 Week Three: Education

CALEB WARREN – THREAD Last summer, I struggled to find thirty-five hours of work to do around the office where I worked. This summer, for the second week in a row, Andrew and I have each worked well over fifty. I share this not to play into the pity-demanding, abhorrent boasting…
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