Meet the Geeks: Crystal Carter

Slam poet champion. Teacher. Proud defender of Oklahoma BBQ. Crystal Carter wears a lot of hats, but being a compassionate person comes first in her role as an instructional coach. Born and raised in Tulsa, Crystal is back in her hometown to support teachers in a trio of Tulsa schools […]

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Top 8 Lunch Places Near New Classrooms

We pride ourselves on having good taste (buds). So much so that we curate a list the top lunch places to eat around our Herald Square offices. With literally hundreds of options within a couple of blocks, it’s an indispensable resource for newbies, visitors, or any fearless foodies looking for […]

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Meet the Geeks: Travis Larrier

Music enthusiast, father and avid runner, are just a few ways to describe New Classrooms’ Travis Larrier, a Director of Growth and Expansion. In his role, Travis works to introduce districts and schools to our flagship program, Teach to One: Math (TTO), in an effort to grow the number of […]

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Meet the Geeks: Jodi Mastronardi

When Jodi Mastronardi is not traveling the world (her recent trips include Cuba and Germany) or visiting her seven grandchildren, she leads New Classrooms’ Central Program Integration (CPI) team. In this role, Jodi is charged with leading an array of broad organizational initiatives. A big part of this is bringing […]

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6 Takeaways from 2018 Spring Home Week

At New Classrooms, our work is a team effort created by a group of talented, diverse individuals whose unique contributions add up to something greater. It’s grounded in the belief that learning is a lifelong pursuit, and it’s driven by an approach that brings the full force of our curiosity,

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Meet the Geeks: Interview with Carrie Walsh

Marketer turned education leader Carrie Walsh is one of nine instructional coaches supporting Teach to One: Math partners across the country. While Carrie is currently based in Chicago, she supports the teacher training and development in a variety of regions from New Mexico to Chicago. After many years as a […]

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Meet the Geeks: Pi Day at New Classrooms

Meet the Geeks: Pi Day at New Classrooms

When you think of Pi Day in school you might think of pie-eating and memorization contests. March and April are busy months for schools, so taking a moment to pause to connect with students and eat some circular cuisine are good opportunities.

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Meet the Geeks: Book Worms at Work

Meet the Geeks: Book Worms at Work

The New Classrooms team always finds time to ignite their brains by diving into the depths of a new book. Recently, we’ve noticed an increased number of books sitting on the desks of our collaborative workspace – fiction and nonfiction pages, bookmarked with sticky notes, just waiting for the subway ride […]

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Meet the Geeks: How Failure Helped Jose Almonte

Jose Almonte knows his way around New Classrooms, inside and out of the office. Jose’s tenure began on one end of office with the unit that handles thousands of personalized Teach to One schedules and lessons every day. Splitting his time in schools, where he worked directly with teachers and […]

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Meet the Geeks: Rachael Uggla, the Operational Glue Behind Teach to One

Rachael Uggla, a former high school teacher,  is a familiar name around New Classrooms. For many, seeing her name appear in their inboxes each week is the operational glue that connects employees across the country. As Deputy Director of Site Operations, Rachael brings to the job a killer combination of

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