Celebrating community outreach

Victoria L. May (right), assistant dean of Arts & Sciences and executive director of the Institute for School Partnership at Washington University in St. Louis, speaks with Joylynn Wilson Pruitt (left), superintendent of the University City School District, and Patrick McLaughlin, a local business owner, at a breakfast at Brittany Woods Middle School Oct. 3 to celebrate the university’s collaboration with the district. The partnership between WUSTL and UCity schools began informally through various programs and became formal in 2009. Among the services WUSTL provides to Brittany Woods are curriculum, instruction and assessment support; classroom coaching; teacher professional development; and after-school enrichment programs with the goal being to bring measurable increases over time in student success.
(Credit: whitney curtis)