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Compass Award – Abby Wagner

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Abby Wagner (2012) is working as a Family Outreach Coordinator and Curriculum Specialist in the Bridge Academy at Chelsea High School. In that role, she connects with the families of students and work on an academic plan for each child to help improve their English skills more quickly. She is also helping write the English curriculum for English level 1 and 2, so that it has a consistent scope and sequence and connects to the Common Core State Standards.

Abby was awarded the 2012 Compass Award which recognizes nine outstanding seniors who during their time on campus, have demonstrated a commitment to the following set of core values: leadership skill, volunteerism, academic integrity, and commitment to Northeastern.  Also in 2012 Abby won the Outstanding Co-Op Education Award due to her amazing accomplishments during her Co-Op assignment. Every year shortly before commencement, Northeastern University recognizes the accomplishments of a number of its seniors who have had outstanding co-op experiences while at the University.

Abby successfully completed three co-ops (and worked for Teach For America for after graduation).

  • She completed her first co-op with ABC – The View as a Development Intern (Sp09).
  • Her second co-op was at the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in San Diego as the First Things First Department Intern (Fa10). The IRC is a non-profit organization providing emergency relief, protection, rehabilitation assistance, resettlement services and advocacy for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict.
  • For her third co-op, Abby was a Teacher’s Assistant for the India (semester-long) dialogue in India (Sp11).

Learn more here.

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