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Meet our Board of Directors

The Literacy Center Staff
Administration & Advising

Amanda Blount, MSW

Executive Director

Jennifer Orellana*

Associate Director

Evan Dardano, MFA

Director of Student Services

Gil Bohm, AmeriCorps Member 

ESOL Immersion Program Coordinator

Amy Enright, Ph.D.*

Program Support Specialist & ESOL Instructor

Mary Kate Flynn, LICSW

Social Work Counselor

Mayrla Lima*

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Akriti Mishra

Program Support Specialist

Zenaida Portillo*

Admissions Coordinator

Laura Umanzor*

Office Manager

Teachers & Instructors

Taryn Barros*, ESOL I

Michelle Cash, ESOL I

Janice Dexter-Ganek, ESOL II

Amy Enright*, ESOL I

Nancy Flynn, ESOL I

Adam Heywood, ESOL IV

Ruth Kirlew, Computer Literacy

​Deborah Knight-Snyder, ESOL III & IV

Sarah Paille, English Immersion

​Dr. Serpil Seyhan*, ESOL I

Maureen Strickland, ESOL II

Karen Sweetland-Dion*, ESOL III & IV

Molly Turban, ESOL I

Roberta Williams, ESOL Conversation

Volunteer Tutors

The Literacy Center is also made up of over 90 volunteer tutors who dedicate their time and talent to improving our students' lives. We are very grateful for all of our volunteers!

* Denotes staff member is multilingual.

Staff can communicate in: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, and French.

Current Openings...

TLC is always looking for experienced teachers to add to our part-time teaching staff. If you would like to discuss teaching opportunities with TLC, please send an email with your resume and references

If you would like to become a volunteer tutor, please click here.

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