Welcome to Episode 129 of The Darlington Podcast!
In this episode, Director of the Teaching and Learning Center Jess Laliberte talks with the leaders of the newly-formed Tiger Tutor team: Orafiri Koko ('24), Brecken Laliberte ('25), Charlie May ('24), Isla McLaughlin ('24), Angeline Myrie ('25), Anthony Natarella ('24) and Seidy Pichardo ('24). They talk about the tutoring program, their new space in the Tiger Lab and more.
Jess Laliberte has served as director of the Teaching and Learning Center since 2022. She holds a B.A. in English Teaching from the University of New Hampshire and an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Lesley University, and is also trained in two structured literacy programs – Wilson Language and Orton-Gillingham. Her formal training also includes the American Montessori Lifetime Credential, an MBA-Level Marketing Strategy Certificate from Cornell University, and Doctorate-level coursework in curriculum and instruction from American College of Education.
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The Darlington Podcast intro music was written and performed by Elliot Luitwieler ('22) and Kathryn Davidson ('22). Justin Bruce, Upper School learning specialist, lends his voice, and editing and production is handled by Maddie Chastain, content manager.
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