Katie LaScaleia is serving as an AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow at Enroot as the Cambridge Program Associate, supporting students at Cambridge Ringe & Latin School on leadership development and post-secondary planning.
Katie previously served as an AmeriCorps member at the Rafael Hernández K-8 School in Roxbury, MA, where she developed an after school academic enrichment program for middle school students. Prior to AmeriCorps, she worked as a Program Assistant for Urban Adventure Squad, an experiential education program in Washington, DC, managing registration, communicating with families, and helping to lead full program days with elementary school youth.
Katie hails from Sudbury, MA, and graduated from Georgetown University in 2017 with a degree in Government and Justice & Peace Studies. There, she had the opportunity to teach English for a summer in Eastern Europe and study abroad for a semester in South Africa - experiences which helped solidify her passion for youth development work, cultural exchange, and language-learning. In her free time, Katie enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time outdoors.