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Meet Acera’s new Literacy Specialist

By January 8, 2024January 11th, 2024No Comments

Foremost among my educational values is the happiness and joy of students, fostering a sense of purpose in their learning. The school's culture plays a pivotal role in nurturing students' well-being. It thrives when students feel a strong sense of belonging, when the foundation of the school promotes community, when teachers and parents collaborate, and when students take pride in their creative endeavors. It thrives when students are equipped with tools and a growth mindset to navigate challenges, and when they exemplify empathy and integrity.

Samantha BolducAcera Literacy Specialist

We are thrilled to welcome Samantha Bolduc as Acera’s new Literacy Specialist! Samantha divides her time between Acera and The Commonwealth Learning Center, where she provides 1:1 support for students in grades 1-12, as well as creates lessons designed to meet each student’s needs. Prior to this role, Samantha was a literacy specialist at The Chestnut Hill School and an elementary classroom teacher with Methuen Public Schools. She holds a masters degree in education from Endicott College, and a B.A. in Liberal Studies Education with a concentration in Elementary Education.

Samantha’s philosophy and approach to education is an ideal fit for Acera. She believes in taking a student-centered approach, blending direct instruction, experiential learning, and project-based learning, which allows students to play an active role in shaping their education, thus creating optimal learning experiences. 

“Acera’s mission resonates deeply with me, particularly its commitment to nurturing the next generation of innovators, leaders, and creative thinkers who can effect positive change in the world. A curriculum that embraces science, technology, engineering, the arts, and fosters emotional intelligence aligns perfectly with the education I aspire to be part of and provide for my students. Supporting students in realizing their creative potential, passions, and individual needs is a privilege I cherish.”

Welcome, Samantha!

Literacy Specialist Samantha Bolduc

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