Middle School Success Work Group

OUTCOME: CHILDREN IN MIDDLE SCHOOL DEMONSTRATE POSITIVE STUDENT ENGAGEMENT IN SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY. STAFF AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS SUPPORT STUDENT’S SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT.

This Work Group brings together school, community partners, youth, and parents to identify, create and amplify resources and opportunities of Westbrook middle school youth to support their aspirations and academic success.

Darlene Bruns, Westbrook Vocational Center, Early Childhood Occupation Instructor

Janet Caner, Community Volunteer

Timissa Chambers, Program Coordinator, My Place Teen Center

Alex Hughes, Director, Westbrook Partners for Prevention

Jodi Mezzanotte, Assistant Superintendent, Westbrook School Department

Stephanie Nicoson, Community Impact Manager, Education, United Way Greater Portland

Doug Patrick, Director of Case Management & Behavioral Health Services , Woodfords Family Services

Regina Phillips, Coordinator of Grants & Community Engagement, Westbrook Schools

Flynn Ross, Ed.D. Associate Professor, Teacher Education, University of Southern Maine

Laurie Wood, Principal, Westbrook Middle School