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Susan Dettbarn Bonaiuto

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Member, MassBay Foundation

B.M., Bucknell University;
M.A.(M.B.A.) University of Wisconsin School of Business;
M.A. Boston College;
Ed.D. Boston College

 

Susan Bonaiuto is the Executive Director for Massachusetts – BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) in Boston, MA. Susan leads all aspects of BELL’s expanding after‐school and summer programs currently serving over 2,000 scholars annually at approximately 20 under-resourced urban school sites. She cultivates external partnerships with local funding sources to sustain programs and to seed innovation. She partners closely with schools to maximize extended learning time to improve academic performance through targeted instruction in literacy and math, together with mentoring relationships with adults, and opportunities to experience success and heighten aspirations. She has a proven track record in leading change and growth, while crafting elegant solutions to complex problems.