Education Success Network – Discovery Grows Summer Learning
This program promotes academic and social skill development to address achievement gaps, foster a year-round culture of inquiry and enthusiasm, and provide continuity of support for 120 students and families of Discovery Charter School. Successful in preventing summer learning loss for more than 84% of students in its first two years, the 4-week program is an effective collaboration between Education Success Network, Discover Charter School, Greater Rochester Summer Learning Association / summerLEAP, and Nazareth College.
Program Director: Heather Krenzer
Heather is responsible for hiring and evaluating staff, working collaboratively with community partners to ensure services are aligned with the unique needs of the youth and population being served. She oversees partnership, curriculum and training. Prior to her work at Education Success Network, Heather was a special education teacher at the Norman Howard School as well as School of the Holy Childhood. She has extensive experience working in and leading programs for diverse and underserved youth. She holds a master’s degree in curriculum with teaching certification in special education.