Coach Kaitlynn is a first-year Jesuit Volunteer Corps Program Coordinator at Manning Elementary School in Jamaica Plain. This year, Coach Kaitlynn has helped build a positive, fun, and supportive school environment at Manning. Self-driven and patient, Coach Kaitlynn has established great relationships with all students and school administrators. Coach Kaitlynn is an important part of the school, ensuring that all students feel safe, healthy, and included.
During the month of November, Coach Kaitlynn created a Junior Coach Assistant Program involving the younger students at her school. She realized that the younger students were interested in taking on leadership roles and responsibilities. Therefore, Coach Kaitlynn created the Junior Coach Assistant Program. The younger students help out during recess by distributing equipment, resolving conflicts, and helping classmates transition back into the classroom. The students involved in the Junior Coach Assistant Program have flourished into leaders — both in and outside of the classroom.
Coach Kaitlynn continues to make excellent happen through her creative and innovative class game time lesson plans. Additionally, Kaitlynn is an incredible Jesuit Volunteer Corps member who achieves all of her commitments with a smile on her face. With her incredible personality and positive attitude, we are confident that Coach Kaitlynn will continue to make excellent happen throughout Massachusetts.