The Notebook

Conversations about Learning, Educating, and Teaching

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By Deanne Benson
Head of School, Lesley Ellis School

One of the best parts of working in a school is the conversations we get to have with students of all ages. Sometimes we are part of the conversation and sometimes we overhear a conversation ... like this one before the break in a first and second grade reading group:

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Beverly M. Beno of Lowell, Mass., has been hired as the chief financial officer at Schools for Children. As CFO, Ms. Beno will manage the accounting, finance, audit, financial reporting, human resources, investment and budgeting functions for the nonprofit.

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A Sea Change in Supporting Students with Special Needs

by Paul Stein, Executive Director, Schools for Children and 
Rebecca Altepeter, Head of School, Dearborn Academy

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​Dr. Paul Stein

Dr. Paul Stein is the executive director of Schools for Children, Inc., succeeding Dr. Ted Wilson, who served as Schools for Children’s president and executive director for 30 years.

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Winchester, MA – July 5, 2016 – Schools for Children, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating and managing great schools and educational services, announced today that Rebecca Altepeter will be the new Director of Dearborn Academy, a special education therapeutic day school in Arlington that serves students in the greater Boston area.