Kindergarten Transition School Community Sites

In the 2017-18 school year, All Hands Raised is working with preschool and K-12 educators at Boise-Eliot/Humboldt PK-8 in partnership with Albina Head Start as well as with Davis Elementary School in partnership with Mt. Hood Community College Head Start to build bonds between themselves in order to build better bridges for families. All Hands Raised’s on the ground work, including much of the work done at the sites below, is enhanced by the advocacy and alignment provided by the Kindergarten Transition Strategic Leadership Group.

 

Boise-Eliot/Humboldt PK-8 (BEH) in partnership with Albina Head Start

Carla Badon, Teacher (Albina Head Start)

Jill Bryant, Academic Programs Associate (Portland Public Schools)

Carol Carmichael, Social Service Coordinator (Albina Head Start)

Kellie Danzer, Teacher

Jesenia Davis, Lead Family Advocate (Albina Head Start)

Ellie Jensen, Teacher

Rolonda Johnson, Teacher (Albina Head Start)

Georlonda Mays, Teacher (Albina Head Start)

John Meskimen, Teacher

Kaveh Pakseresht, Assistant Principal

Karissa Palmer, Education Coordinator (Albina Head Start)

Click here to read more about this partnership from Ronnie Herdon, Executive Director of Albina Head Start.

 

Davis Elementary School in partnership with Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) Head Start

Maria Barragan, Teacher (MHCC Head Start)

Cindy Bartman, State Coach (Oregon Department of Education)

Velvet Cooley, Associate Director (MHCC Head Start)

Ashley Furlong, Principal

Melissa Henricks, Family Worker (MHCC Head Start)

Sarah Khatib, K-2 Instructional Coach

Natalie Ramos, Teacher

Heidi Sandgren, Teacher

Jennifer Snyder, Teacher

 

Click here to learn more about the kindergarten transition work.