Three Cisco Employee Volunteers Recognized as “Citizen Teachers of the Year” by Citizen Schools

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Three Cisco Employee Volunteers Recognized as “Citizen Teachers of the Year” by Citizen Schools

by Alexis Raymond
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“Citizen Teachers of the Year” by @CSchools http://3bl.me/c2epb4 three @CiscoCSR volunteers honored for #STEM #education work

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Cisco Citizen Teachers of the Year Kimone Gooden and Denise Lombard with two of their students. Photo courtesy of Citizen Schools.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 4:00pm

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Three Cisco employees were recently named “Cisco Citizen Teachers of the Year” by Citizen Schools, one of Cisco’s longtime nonprofit education partners.

More than 125 volunteers from Cisco have stepped out of their jobs as engineers, sales executives, and technology professionals to become mentors and “Citizen Teachers,” leading groups of students in 10-week “apprenticeship” classes. Thanks to their commitment to the program, over 700 students have had access to caring mentors and developed an interest in pursuing future careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.

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Keywords: Education | Cisco | Citizen Teacher | Community Engagement | Corporate Social Responsibility | STEM | cisco systems | citizen schools | csr | employee volunteering | volunteerism

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