Stories

Daniel’s Transformation

Three-year-old Daniel was in his first year of preschool in Windham, CT. At the beginning of the year, staff noticed that he was struggling with oral language and tended to

Catching up With Andrea

As much as being diagnosed with autism has changed my life, working with children and becoming a leader in the classroom and community through Jumpstart has changed it even more

Gil Zamora: A 15-Year Reflection

“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).

Connecting with Shahnaz and Marco

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

Joanne Lee

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.

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