Mari Urness Pokornowski
Volunteer & Community Outreach Coordinator
Shoua has several years experience working with East Side children through the YMCA and professional tutoring with ESLC. Shoua also served as an ESLC Site Assistant.
Curriculum and Instructional Mentor
Over 30 years of elementary teaching, Rebecca is an expert in children's literacy. Began serving at ESLC in 2010.
B.A., Elementary Education
Director of Program Training and Operations
Erin served as Volunteer Director at Quality Education Services before joining ESLC. She has more than seven years experence supporting literacy programs for children.
Manager, Intervention Programs
Over 4 years of elementary teaching. Began serving ESLC in 2013.
B.A. in Elementary Education
4 years teaching Middle School English Language Arts, over 4 years working in Special Ed elementary classrooms and middle and high school behaviorial disorder classrooms.
B.A. in Secondary English Language Arts.
Previously served as a teacher and administrator in Minneapolis Public Schools.
M.A. Learning and Emotional Behavior, Xavier University
M.A. Montissori Education, Xavier University
B.Sc. Education, The Ohio State University
Mary worked as a teacher and school administrator until she retired. She recently served as a Site Coordinator for East Side Learning Center and Experience Corps Twin Cities.
MA, Education, St. Michael's College
BA, Education/English, St. Teresa's College