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Grant Writer and Development Specialist

Before joining Teach Plus, Jon served as Deputy Director of Grants and a member of the External Engagement team at Citizen Schools, a national education nonprofit based in Boston. Prior to that, Jon served as Director of Development and Administration and Interim Co-Executive Director for the legal service organization serving the four counties of western Massachusetts, Community Legal Aid. Jon has also worked as a Case Manager providing educational and vocational support services for individuals with mental, developmental, and physical challenges; and spent many years in the hospitality business. Jon holds a MBA from the UMass Isenberg School of Business and a B.A. from UMass Amherst. Jon is a lifelong musician and singer/songwriter, with a particular interest in Irish/Celtic music.