Pia Dandiya ‘09 is one of more than 7,000 Teach for America corps members currently taking part in this national movement to end educational inequity.
Students listen intently as Ms. Dandiya revisits the lessons from the first quarter and sets goals for the next one, but one boy cannot help letting out a yawn.
Teach for America corps member Pia Dandiya ‘09 teaches math classes at Garfield Middle School in Revere, MA. She motivates her students to achieve in spit of their underprivileged backgrounds.
Motivational slogans surround every corner of the classroom, often printed on bright pink paper like this one, “Smart is not something you are. Smart is something you become.”
Leadership in the Business World: A Discussion with John Clarkeson
An observer looks on the paintings of artist Bettina Burch displayed in the basement of CGIS South. Bettina's exhibition, Let's Hang Out: Portraits of CGIS, opened yesterday and includes 30 portraits of CGIS staff members, including Burch's self-portrait, pictured above next to a painting of renowned government professor Harvey Mansfield.
Quincy House Administrator Larry Peterson cuts a birthday cake for Josiah Quincy during Quincy House's community dinner yesterday.
Students eagerly raise their reflection sheets and share the goals they have set for themselves. The flags in the back serve as daily reminders of their dreams; a few wants to attend Harvard.
Quincy House Co-Master Deb Gehrke cuts a birthday cake yesterday during Quincy House’s celebration.