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BCCS celebrates Coordinators Appreciation Week

Monday, Seotember 20, 2021

Sept. 20-24 is Coordinators Appreciation Week, a time to recognize the important work done by community school coordinators across the country. The Brooklyn Center Community Schools team works to ensure all students have what they need to be successful in school. Each staff member brings their expertise to the district, and together, our coordinators serve the whole child. 

Meet a few of the Coordinators


Michelle Auld, Wellness Coordinator

mauld@bccs286.org

Michelle creates and coordinates the Wellness Program for students, staff, and family and community members, incorporating opportunities to support the eight dimensions of wellness. She works to craft equitable and sustainable health and wellness environments at BCCS. Learn more about the Wellness Program.

Amina Smaller, YPAR Coordinator

asmaller@bccs286.org 

Amina facilitates youth-led participatory action research with BCCS students and creates space for students to conduct research to make the changes that improve our community.

Longkee Vang, Community Schools Site Coordinator - BCMHS and ECA

lvang1@bccs286.org 

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Longkee’s role is to align and connect support services for students and their families. This entails bringing in community partners to help address family needs, connecting outside resources to BCMHS and ECA families, and providing opportunities for families to connect with the school. Longkee also oversees and provides out of school time and community engagement opportunities for students.

DeMyko Jackson, Community Schools Site Coordinator - BCE

djackson@bccs286.org

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DeMyko’s role is to align and connect support services for students and their families. This entails bringing in community partners to help address family needs, connecting outside resources to BCE families, and providing opportunities for families to connect with the school. DeMyko also oversees and provides out of school time and community engagement opportunities for students.