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Angeliki "Angela" Bourassa 
               ELO Coordinator, Manchester Central


  Angeliki “Angela” Bourassa is the Extended Learning Opportunities (ELO) Coordinator  at Manchester High School Central in the Manchester School District, the largest in the state. Before working in education,  Angela was in the behavioral health field, where she served as one of the original employment specialists at the Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester using the supported employment model of Individual Placement and Support. In this role, she trained numerous national and international consultants, mentored local college students. and collaborated with the local Vocational Rehabilitation and International Institute. In addition to vocational work, she has also held positions within behavioral health in client outreach, research, and neuropsychological testing and evaluation.

Angela received her B.A. degree at the University of NH, Durham with a dual major in Psychology and Classics. She has earned her M.A. degree in Mental Health Counseling from Notre Dame College and holds a NH Certification in School Counseling that she obtained from Rivier University. She is a member of the National Career Development Association (NCDA) and has become a member of their national K-12 School Career Counselors and Specialists constituency group. She also holds memberships with the American School Counselor’s Association and the American Counseling Association. Angela is the current President of the newly formed VT/NH Career Development Association. She is an active member of the Extended Learning Opportunities Network and a member of their leadership team. She is part of the 2015 graduating class of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce’s Educator Leadership program. Angela is a proud alumna of Manchester High School Central and is a current resident of Manchester, NH.

Claudette Knieriem
         ELO Coordinator, Manchester West and Memorial


  Claudette Knieriem has been an Extended Learning Opportunities Coordinator (ELOC) at West High School since 2015. She was one of the original ELOCs at Manchester Central High School, her alma mater, when the program was piloted in 2009. She previously worked in communications at Breathe NH, The Derryfield School, and Healthsource New Hampshire (now CIGNA).

Claudette received her B.S. degree from the Boston University College of Communication, and is also a 2013 graduate of the Leadership Greater Manchester program. She has been a board member and secretary of the Central Pride Foundation since 2004.

A Hooksett resident, Claudette is the proud mom of two high schoolers. 

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