IMPROVE the quality of teaching and learning throughout New Hampshire institutions of higher education.

PROVIDE leadership throughout the state and nation to reinvigorate the civic and moral leadership of higher education in ways that connect colleges and universities with the communities and constituencies they serve.

PROMOTE citizenship education by expanding higher education's role in educating students not only for careers and jobs but also for their roles as active and engaged community members.


VISTA Spotlight – Lauren Simpson



VISTA Spotlight – My name is Lauren E. Simpson, and I am the AmeriCorps VISTA for SAU 6 in Claremont, NH. I was most recently a fourth grade public elementary school teacher in the Kearsarge Regional School District and have been teaching for eleven years. I chose to take some time off from teaching so I could serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA for SAU 6.  A resident of Claremont for the past 11 years, I live with my husband and my rescued greyhound named Dalton. In my free time I love reading, exploring new places, and running. I look forward to working directly with the school district to broaden learning opportunities for Claremont residents. It’s a new experience for me to work to reach families and kids beyond a classroom setting. I know I will miss working directly with students, but I am eager to reach out to kids, their families, and all Claremont people in new ways. I’ve already had some great encounters with those who work hard to make Claremont a great city, and I look forward to doing my part to make Claremont a wonderful place to everyone to learn and grow. #iamvista #AmeriCorpsworks

Categories : General