NGS Kicks Off Search for Next Executive Director

February 22, 2022By NGS AdminUncategorized No Comments

Jeff Escabar, our current Executive Director, will be leaving NGS at the end of June to lead an Independent Pre-School in San Francisco. A Board Level search committee, led by Zuleika Godinez (long time NGS board member and former NGS staff member) will be working with Koya Partners, a leader in mission-driven executive search, to … Read More

Mark Your Calendars for Our Spring Events!

February 15, 2022By NGS AdminEvents No Comments

Kickball Showdown Friday, May 13th, 2022 | 11:30 am to 3:30 pm Piper Park in Corte Madera Calling All Real Estate People… Commercial and Residential If your work impacts the Real Estate world in any way (i.e. mortgage brokers, stagers & designers, construction companies and agents), this is the event for you and your company! … Read More

February Sees Expansion of NGS Food Pantry Hours

February 1, 2022By NGS AdminNews No Comments

When Next Generation Scholars first began serving under-resourced youth, we quickly realized that educational achievement did not depend solely on what took place in the classroom. We knew we had to address a more complex range of challenges in the community – from parents being unfamiliar with the college application process to broader issues such … Read More

Maria Gramajo Joins NGS as New Social Services Director

January 1, 2022By NGS AdminNews No Comments

Our students, families and staff are thrilled to introduce our new Social Services Director, Maria Gramajo. Maria returns to NGS as a proud alumni and past Summer Academy teacher and Director of Internship Program. She was born and raised in Marin County and attended San Pedro Elementary School, Davidson Middle School and San Rafael High … Read More

NGS Meets with 40 Educators from Across Marin

October 1, 2021By NGS AdminUncategorized

NGS hosted an Educators’ Reception attended by 40 Marin educators and administrators, representing both public and independent schools, on September 23rd. The evening event focused on supporting under-resourced students and their families and to creating pathways to higher education. Given our ability to impact young people is reliant on school administrators and teachers identifying motivated … Read More

25 Middle School Students Joined the Academy Program

September 1, 2021By NGS AdminNews

We are proud to announce the addition of 25 new Scholars to the program – eleven 6th graders and fourteen 7th graders. These Scholars attend nine middle schools across the county and join us after completing a rigorous application process. They start their seven-year Academy experience by exploring their interests and developing their passions through … Read More

119 Students Participated in This Year’s Summer Academy & Little Scholars programs

August 1, 2021By NGS AdminNews

119 Academy Scholars, supported by 46 staff members (lead teachers, teachers’ assistants and camp counsellors) attended last summer’s program. Our partner, The Branson School, generously offered us their campus again, providing a superb venue to prepare these young people for a new school year. Courses ranged from Microbiology for 6th graders to Electronics and 3D … Read More