LCMC’s Denise Hill on Education, Black History, and the Intersection of Both

February 27th, 2019

In recognition of Black History Month, we are featuring a guest blog post from Denise Hill, our Director of Community Impact, who reminds us that Black History is not just to be celebrated and made in February, but all year round, and that historical inequality is not just to be regarded as a thing of

Staff Spotlight: Ahu Moser Chosen as Member of APC

May 1st, 2018

Our very own Assistant Director of Programs (Classroom), Ahu Moser, joined LCMC in July of 2015. Many of our teachers and students recognize Ahu as our former Intake and Assessment Specialist, but her extensive leadership has been so valuable to LCMC that she is now in charge of the ESL Classroom program. Ahu was recently

Gabriel Martinez Cabrera – Executive Director

August 28th, 2017

Gabriel Martinez Cabrera, aka Gabe, has worked in underserved communities in New York, Boston, and San Francisco. Over the years, his work evolved into workforce development, where he was in charge of a federally funded program that helped young returning citizens find family sustaining employment. More recently, he worked for a research firm called Digital

LCMC’s Executive Director Moving On

March 20th, 2017

The Literacy Council of Montgomery County’s Executive Director, Danielle Verbiest, recently submitted her resignation to the board effective April 21 to pursue new opportunities leading WorkSource Montgomery’s community engagement. Statement from LCMC’s Board President Jim Hastings “The Executive Board has accepted Danielle’s resignation with mixed feelings. We are excited for her as she ventures into

Staff Profile – Alexandra Villamizar

January 27th, 2017

Alexandra Villamizar joins the LCMC team as our new Programs Manager, with an extensive background in teaching English as a Second Language and designing/implementing programs to better serve English language learners. Here’s Alexandra in her own words: “Being apart of the team at the LCMC as the Program Manager has given me the opportunity to

LCMC’s Intake & Assessment Specialist, Ahu Moser, will serve as a TESOL ’17 Ambassador

October 14th, 2016

Congratulations Ahu Moser, LCMC Intake & Assessment Specialist! Ahu has been invited to serve as one of the seven #TESOL17 Ambassadors at the Seattle, Washington convention!  Thousands of ESOL educators and professionals from all over the world applied for this wonderful opportunity, but only seven were selected. Every year, thousands of TESOLers come together from