“We had the opportunity to make a difference,” Gil Zamora eagerly replied when asked why he joined Jumpstart 15 years ago at San Francisco State University (SFSU).
Shahnaz Terzi is one of 120 Jumpstart Corps members at the University of Pittsburgh. Marco is a 4-year-old boy in Shahnaz’s Jumpstart classroom at the Crescent Early Childhood Center. When
Teaching is my passion. I am fortunate now to use my professional background in education to help preschoolers excel in the classroom.
Andrew Ryan grew up in Lowell, Massachusetts. He was a below average fifth grade student who had no drive or desire to do well in school; slowly, he was falling
After years of hearing stories of her mom’s experience as a teacher, Joanne felt compelled to get back in the classroom as an educator, not just a student.
Valerie was a Jumpstart Corps member at the University of Massachusetts Boston from 1999-2002. After four years of serving as a Corps member, Valerie knew that she was destined to
Rebecca and Domingo met at San Francisco State University in 1999 during their first year as Jumpstart Corps members. Today they are married with a five-year-old daughter.
Rebecca began her college career at Wheelock College in Boston where she majored in Early Childhood Education with a focus in Humanities. Even as a freshman, Rebecca knew that she
The year was 2004 and like many other people, Ruth Andrews was on the job hunt. She had a wealth of experience under her belt but was looking for work