Lee Pesky Learning Center (LPLC) is seeking candidates for a full-time Program Director to lead the organization’s Pathways to Literacy (PTL) program. The program director leads all aspects of the PTL program, and works directly with students who are Latinx and/or English learners, learning to read. The PTL director is responsible for training and overseeing tutors who deliver summer reading intervention, and for coordinating with the school district to identify potential participants for the program. The PTL director oversees the collection and evaluation of data related to this program. The director works with parents, providing early literacy resources to support children’s reading development at home. The PTL director communicates program results and prepares reports about the program for funders, communications and research.
Lee Pesky Learning Center Co-Founder, Alan Pesky, is releasing his new memoir titled More to Life than More: A Memoir of Misunderstanding, Loss and Learning on September 7th (Skyhorse Publishing). In his memoir, co-authored with Claudia Aulum, Alan Pesky grapples with difficult life questions as he chronicles his relationship with his son, Lee Pesky, who died unexpectedly of a highly invasive brain cancer in 1995 at 30 years old. To honor Lee’s legacy, Alan founded Lee Pesky Learning Center (LPLC) in 1997.