Posted on August 9, 2019
To support a new Director of Student and Family Services who will oversee a streamlined, partnership-based GO Families program designed to build family-school-community connections that will raise student performance. By creating a holistic team collaborative that leverages community resources, GO seeks to increase parent engagement rates, strengthen student transitions to 6th and 9th grades, implement high-touch case management that is responsive to student and family needs, and positively impact student academic and behavioral growth through the family-school-community connection and collaboration. The GO Project provides year-round educational and family support services to 720 academically struggling public school children in grades K-8 in Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn. They employ a multi-disciplinary approach including an intensive focus on academic fundamentals through differentiated instruction led by certified teachers, exposure to diverse enrichment programs, and extensive social services for the students and their families.