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Blue Engine

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Last modified: October 20, 2014, 6:49 PM


Founded in 2009, Blue Engine partners with public high schools serving low-income communities to prepare dramatically greater numbers of students for postsecondary success. At its core, Blue Engine recruits, trains, and supports Blue Engine Teaching Assistants – talented recent college graduates who provide individualized instruction and reduce student-to-instructor ratios to help students build the academic skills and behaviors required to succeed in college-level coursework.

The best part? It's working. In 2012-2013, Blue Engine increased college readiness on New York state exit exams by 61%. Recognized by President Obama and the New York Times as a high-impact education service model, Blue Engine's 68 teaching assistants are currently supporting over 1,200 students across six public high schools in New York City.

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  • Director of Finance - Job

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    October 22, 2014
    New York, NY, US
    OVERVIEW The Director of Finance (DF) will directly manage core financial functions and provide forward-thinking analysis required to deepen our impact in the ...
  • Site Director - Job

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    October 20, 2014
    New York, NY, US
    OVERVIEW Site Directors have one of the most exciting and pivotal leadership positions at Blue Engine, working to integrate teams of Blue Engine Teaching Assis...
  • Blue Engine Teaching Assistant - Job

    Last updated:
    October 20, 2014
    New York, NY, US
    About the Teaching Assistantship Throughout twelve months of service, BETAs work in school-based teams, collaborating with school staff to help entire grade le...

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75 Broad Street, Suite 2900, New York, NY, 10004, US
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