Dearborn STEM Senior Spotlight

Dearborn STEM Academy senior Anne Raphael recently moved to the US and aspires to become a cardiothoracic surgeon. Anne shared her journey with us, and talked about her next steps after graduation this spring. 

Born in Haiti, Anne moved to the United States in November 2019, joining her aunt who resides…

Conversation with Dearborn STEM Academy’s Head of School

We recently sat down with Dearborn STEM Academy’s Head of School, Darlene Marcano to talk about her path as an educator, the return to hybrid learning and the importance of celebrating women all year!

Can you tell us what led you to become an educator? And what has your path been to your…

Dearborn STEM Senior Spotlight

This week, we sat down virtually for a conversation with Dearborn STEM senior, Jonathan Vernett, who is a dually enrolled student at Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology (BFIT). Jonathan shared about his experience at the Dearborn, how the pandemic has affected his learning, and where he sees his future.

Jonathan, a Roxbury native, recently moved…

Boston Teacher Residency cohort 17 commencement speaker Shevonne Commock

BTR Graduate Shevonne Commock delivered a powerful speech during June 25th’s commencement ceremony, where she and 17 other residents walked the virtual stage! You can read her speech in its entirety below.

“Cohort 17!

I am…

An asynchronous writing journey: residents and students learn together

In March, this year’s Boston Teacher Residency cohort shifted their training and their teaching from our two Teaching Academies to virtual platforms. Right before the city entered quarantine, Residents embarked on one of the most meaningful events of their program year: writing their own memoirs while developing a writing unit for Dudley Street School scholars.

Launching Dearborn’s Career Pathways Program

By Kristen Almquist-Cevallos and Jesse Solomon

*Originally featured in ASCD Express’ “Ideas From the Field” Volume 14 | Issue 29*

Most of us who are engaged in high school education would agree that a critical component of our job is to prepare students for college and career. The phrase “college and career” has been…

Announcing Career Pathways at Dearborn STEM

We are so incredibly fortunate at the Dearborn STEM Early College Academy that we were able to move into a brand new $72M school building that was intentionally designed and built for STEM learning this year.  This was all made possible because of the vision of the City of Boston and Boston Public Schools and…

Dearborn Supports Undocumented Students and Families

Teaching is a Political Act

Jesse Solomon, Executive Director, BPE

Believe it or not, it’s almost October. It feels like we just started school, and there are leaves on the ground. Our schools are off to a great start — students and teachers digging into their work together, a nice hum of activity.

As we launch this new school year…

Jamie Lyon, BTR graduate, cohort 14

Jamie Lyon

BTR cohort 14

Good evening all, my name is Jamie Lyon and I am a graduating member of the 14th Boston Teacher Residency Cohort.  This past year I’ve been teaching with my Coordinating Teacher, the wonderful Danielle Hughes, in 6th and 7th grade science classrooms at Dearborn STEM Academy while studying with my…