ACADEMIC DIRECTOR POSITION
Yspaniola is a Dominican-American education nonprofit building a model of high quality education programs in Batey Libertad from pre-kindergarten through university. After creating successful programs in Batey Libertad, we will replicate our model in other bateys and marginalized communities in the Dominican Republic. Yspaniola’s vision is to provide graduates of our programs the tools they need to successfully advocate for themselves and their communities.
Currently, Yspaniola’s academic programming includes the operation of a community Learning Center, university scholarship program, and preschool programming. The Learning Center offers six classes per day, four days a week, providing supplementary instruction and tutoring in literacy and writing to children in grades 2 – 9. Our preschool program offers four early childhood classes per day and in total Yspaniola’s education programs provide academic services to 150 students, ages 3 to 17. Our university scholarship program provides full scholarships and academic support for 2 college students from Batey Libertad.