Stronger Retention, Stronger Outcomes »

This year, more than 77% of PAVE Elementary School staff, and 100% of PAVE Elementary and Middle School Leadership Teams returned for the 2017/18 School Year. Here, two veteran faculty members share why they love working at PAVE. Interview with Asheka James, 18-19 Academic Dean How would you describe the community of teachers? “It is a really tight-knit group. My fellow teachers are more than […]

PAVE Scholar Prepares for Freshman Year at Stuyvesant High School »

This year, only 33 Hispanic students got into Stuyvesant, New York’s most selective public high school, out of 895 spots. PAVE’s Mary Aragon is one of them.  Why do you want to go to Stuyvesant? When I was researching different high schools, I saw how well the students at Stuyvesant did. 97% of students go to college. […]

Why I Teach at PAVE »

Interview with Harold Turner, Middle School Dean of Humanities Why work at PAVE? “I love the intimate feel at PAVE and the flexibility. We can meet individual challenges and be nimble about solutions. At PAVE, the kids are incredibly dynamic and have so much to offer. The potential here is amazing. And Red Hook is […]

Courage Is Contagious »

Two PAVE Red Hook alumnae, Laura Camacho and Adasendis De La Cruz, will be published in a collection of letters to Michelle Obama called Courage is Contagious. The book features letters from authors such as Gloria Steinem, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Alice Waters, and essays from two of our recent graduates. We are so proud of Laura […]