•  Donovan Scholars

    The Donovan Urban Teaching Scholars program is an intensive one-year master’s degree program in teacher preparation. Each year, the program recruits and supports a cohort of up to 30 graduate students and provides them with an academically challenging education specifically responsive to the concerns and needs of urban students, families, schools, and communities.
    Hak Kim
    Hello everyone! I was born and raised in South Korea, then moved to the U.S. as an 8th grader. Since then, I have lived in AZ, IL, and NJ prior to coming to MA for my Bachelor of Science degree at Boston College, majoring in biochemistry. Currently, I am in a Master of Education program at Boston College Graduate Lynch School of Education, concentrating in Secondary Education for Teaching. This year I will be doing my student teaching with
    Mrs. Francesca Messmer! I am very excited to meet everyone at WRA and look forward to a year of growth and learning.
  • Bethanne Goldman

    Bethanne Goldman is an aspiring secondary math teacher studying at Boston College. She recently graduated from Tufts University with a BS in Mathematics. While at Tufts, she was a member of the track and field team and competed in the heptathlon. In her free time, she enjoys being outside in nature and playing sports, including soccer and frisbee. Bethanne will do her student teaching with Mr.Marty Somers.


  • Paola Peguero Paola Peguero is originally from the Bronx, New York and moved to Boston in pursuit of a Bachelor's degree. Ms. Peguero holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics and a minor in History from Boston College. She is currently a scholar of the Donovan Urban Teaching Program at Boston College in pursuit of her Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction. Paola will do her student teaching with Mrs. Stacey Jones, PhD