Media partner

Site stats: April traffic | Patch: Town updates | Cambridge Day: News >> 

Education foundation announces $8,800 for teachers

The Arlington Education Foundation (AEF) funded in October its first round of Continuing Scholar Awards for the 2018-2019 school year. The award is designed to give teachers opportunities to explore their own interests and expand their professional and personal development.

AEF logo

The following teachers and school staff are AEF’s most recent Continuing Scholar Award recipients:

  • Dallin School teachers, Michelle Crowley, Lianne Dusek and Ruby Liu will attend the Social Emotional Artistic Learning (SEAL) winter retreat, in Essex, Mass.
  • Pierce Elementary School first grade teacher, Elena Haro, will participate in a Responsive Classroom course entitled ”Responding to Misbehavior.”
  • AHS Spanish teachers, Christina Toro and Katia Marticorena, will be presenters and attendees at the Northeast Conference on Teaching of Foreign Language in New York, N.Y.
  • Seven science teachers from across the district will attend the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Annual Conference in Boston.
  • Helen Bassett, Deb Bermudes, Marianne Condon, Cindy Fijux and Cybil Ransom-Joyce, all occupational therapists who work across the district, will attend the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference and Expo in Boston.

The next Continuing Scholar Award application deadline is Jan. 30, 2020. The Arlington Education Foundation is committed to enhancing teaching and learning in all of Arlington’s public schools. Through charitable donations and business sponsorships, the foundation grants over $100,000 annually.

To learn more, visit

This extended announcement was published Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019.

Your Businesses

Latest comments

John Yurewicz Alewife Brook sewage campaign: Support from Ellen Mass
05 March 2022
The Thorndike Place apartment and pavement construction will re-direct natural underground aquifers ...
Bob Sprague Letters: Emailing Advocate? Copy it here. Roe v. Wade?
17 January 2022
Let the public know with a letter to the editor. For details, see

Housing Authority

Your People

Wally greets Marianne Comeau at Del's.

Longtime resident recalls how Red Sox gave her hits she needed

Wally greets Marianne Comeau at Del's. UPDATED May 21: You may have seen Marianne Comeau doling out paddles for canoes at Spy Pond in summers past. Or at the Ed Burns rec center working with kids. Or simply jogging around town, something she has done since 1979. The affable friend to police…
Lt. Dan Kelly

Retired Arlington police lieutenant dies at 58

Lt. Dan Kelly Lt. Dan Kelly, a retired member of the Arlington Police Department, died Tuesday, May 3, after fighting cancer for several years, Chief Julie Flaherty said in a report by YourArlington partner Patch. Kelly, 58, served 32 years as a decorated member of the Arlington Police Department.…
Sulinha Boucher, 2022

Younger than 5: 4th album for Arlington musician

Sulinha Boucher “We Should Be Kind." Listen to it here >> Sulinha Boucher, an Arlington musician for 30 years who is originally from Brazil, has recorded her fourth album for children, “We Should Be Kind." Perhaps you have heard her at the Robbins and Fox libraries, where she has performed for the…

FACEBOOK BOX: To see all images, click the PHOTOS link just below


Support YourArlington

An informed Arlington
keeps democracy alive
Why we are your news source >>

Donate Button

YourArlington is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Your contributions are tax-deductible.

Wednesday Newsletter

Your Arts

Your Police, Fire


Site Partners

Patch header

Arlington Patch

Arlington Patch has been reporting about the town since 2010. The national site with local outlets…