Jeri Janowsky, Executive Director of Saturday Academy to Retire. Board Announces Executive Search

PORTLAND, Ore. - Jan. 21, 2020 - PRLog -- Today Dr. Jeri Janowsky, the Executive Director of Saturday Academy, announced that she will retire after leading Saturday Academy for 9 years.  "Jeri set a high bar for the science and technology education that children need, and that Saturday Academy provides," said Eileen Boerger, Saturday Academy Board Chair.  During her tenure, Saturday Academy established a stable financial plan and reserve, a transition to a new database and web presence that will permit growth in future years and built a new partnership with the University of Portland.  She has led the organization's expansion of service to marginalized youth so that all children have opportunities for hands-on, science and technology education and career exploration led by expert instructors and mentors.  Dr. Janowsky's background as a neuroscientist and researcher of learning and memory informed her passion for education.  Learning is driven by curiosity and when children are challenged.  "This was a good time to pass the torch as we have a terrific leadership team, a robust board, wonderful programs for curious kids, and a strategic plan that will give Saturday Academy clear direction for many years.  This is a great time for Saturday Academy to attract a new creative leader to take the helm" said Dr. Janowsky.

Saturday Academy will launch a search immediately and will utilize the search firm Page Two Partners.  Inquiries about the position can be sent to Dr. Janowsky will remain with the organization through the successful transition to a new leader.

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Emily Whitacre
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