Academic Assistant 2012 - 2015

Val works with the director, faculty, and AO to administer ACT’s academic logistics. These include putting together class schedules, creating and updating documentation, facilitating faculty meetings, assisting students, organizing a teaching assistant training course, and hiring teaching assistants. Prior to joining ACT, Val worked in MIT’s Chemical Engineering department as an Administrative Assistant II and a Media Producer at both Houghton Mifflin’s College Division and Pearson Education’s Custom division.

Val recently completed a certificate in Fundraising Management for Nonprofits at Boston University, holds an MA in Publishing and Writing from Emerson College, and earned a BA from Mount Holyoke College with High Honors in English and a minor in Art and Theatrical Design. Outside interests include learning languages (with current efforts on French, Dutch, German, and Finnish) and social service volunteering, including teaching English as a foreign language.



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