How we help

Changing lives

We’re helping more than 2,400 vulnerable students reach bright futures. From closing learning gaps and preparing children for graduation, to navigating life challenges with families, we are setting conditions for learning by breaking down barriers that keep students from succeeding. We focus are supporting students and families to achieve academic success. Read more about our work…

Student & Family Support For Academic Success

We are helping vulnerable children to succeed academically by promoting, developing, and supporting academic programs, whole-child supports, capacity building, and professional development.

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EnCompass: Resources For Learning

EnCompass is our premier provider of services for students and families, including afterschool and summer learning programs, school day intervention, family navigation and surround supports, family capacity building, and professional development. Each year, EnCompass serves more than 2,300 children grades K-12 with demonstrated success.

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The Norman Howard School

Our legacy organization is The Norman Howard School – a private, special education school- which provides learning disabilities support for more than 100 children (grades 5 – 12) every year. The Norman Howard School has a 99% graduation rate.

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Partnership For Student Success

Our foundation and network of partners collaborate to both provide and leverage resources that promote achievement for students and improve educational outcomes for our community.

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Explore how a partnership can benefit your students and strengthen your school. Contact Joseph Martino at 585-563-2816 or by email

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How you can help

Give Now!

There's no better time to make a gift. Thanks to a generous gift from the Sands Family Supporting Foundation, your gift will be matched $1.50 for every dollar you donate!

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Support Urgent Needs

Find out what is needed most.

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Leadership

Professional Staff

Joseph M. Martino

Chief Executive Officer

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Susan Dieter, Esq.

General Counsel & Chief Operations Officer

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Sarah Etsler

Chief Educational Initiatives Officer

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Laura Seppala

Chief Financial Officer

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Jessica Regan

Director of Advancement

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Education Success Foundation
Board of Directors

Richard Sands

Chair

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Edward P. Hourihan, Jr.

Treasurer

Joseph M. Martino

Secretary

Ginny Clark

Elaine DelMonte

Thomas Kane

Jen O'Hara

Courtney Winslow

Matthew Winslow

Education Success Network
Board of Directors

Richard Sands

Chair

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Edward P. Hourihan, Jr.

Treasurer

Joseph M. Martino

Secretary

Lisa Connolly

John DelMonte

Susan Hetterich

Thomas Kane

Dwayne Mahoney

Jett Mehta

George F. Medill

Sandy Parker

Karen Schaefer, Esq.

Tessa Tobin

Courtney Winslow