View the full post on EducationPost.org Last spring, as a teacher at Alma del Mar Charter Public School in New Bedford, Massachusetts, I got to participate in the pilot of something that, to me, was unheard of in public education: For eight weeks, I only worked four days out of the five-day school week. The… read more
Thank you to New Bedford Cable Access for broadcasting Alma del Mar’s Board of Trustees meeting on February 28, 2020. You may watch the meeting in full here.
By Aimee ChiavaroliPosted Feb 18, 2020 at 3:01 AM NEW BEDFORD — Alma del Mar Charter Schools is allocating more seats to its middle school grades, double that of what it has offered per grade in K-8, as it builds out its enrollment to full capacity. Executive director Will Gardner, in an interview, said the additional weight toward the middle school… read more
Our friends at New Bedford Guide stopped by on Wednesday to interview Principal Taylor DeLoach and Dean of Operations Matt Marko, two of our Frederick Douglass Campus leaders, about how the school year is going and the upcoming enrollment lottery. Check out the interview here!
NEW BEDFORD – Alma del Mar has purchased four acres of land in the Far North End of New Bedford as part its plan to serve more than 1,000 children within the next four years at two campuses in the city. Alma purchased the land for $680,000, all of which was charitable contributions. This deal… read more
NEW BEDFORD — Alma del Mar Charter School students didn’t shy away from the tough questions at the City Council Candidate Forum held at the school Wednesday night. Eighth grader Angele Semedo started off the questions by asking what the candidates would do to reduce gun violence. “I live near the North End of New… read more
Story is published at SouthCoastToday.com By Aimee Chiavaroli Posted Aug 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM NEW BEDFORD — Late Friday afternoon, several Alma del Mar students went to a station to dip one or two hands in yellow, dark or light blue paint and press it onto two large pieces of cloth that will hang in their new school on Earle Street… read more
At Alma, there are no passengers, only crew. We take pride in Alma, our work and the role we play transforming the lives of our scholars. Teachers have the autonomy to be creative and make decisions for their scholars on a day-to-day basis. A huge thank you to WBZ | CBS Boston for highlighting Ms. Cotugno’s work… read more