Meet Data Intern, Mythri Galpotthawela! [WCA ebulletin #25]

Hi everyone! My name is Mythri Galpotthawela. I was born and raised in northern Westchester and am a rising junior at Bucknell University. I am majoring in Neuroscience and minoring in Children’s Studies while on the pre-health track because I … Read More & Comment »

WCA eBulletin #7 – Parent Survey Thank You!

WCA eBulletin # 7 – Parent Survey Thank You Video Almost 1,000 parents from throughout Westchester County responded to WCA’s Parents Survey on Remote Learning this summer and we are still using this feedback to support families as kids return … Read More & Comment »

Qualitative analysis of WCA Parents Survey on Remote Learning

Parents respond in droves to WCA’s Remote Learning Survey

  The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us that living through a historical moment as opposed to just studying it are two radically different experiences.  This past May, WCA released not one but two online surveys to assess how Westchester children … Read More & Comment »

And Just Like That, I Became a Huge Data Nerd

Using data to influence the greater good has become something of a passion of mine over the last three years or so. I have Westchester Children’s Association to thank for that. When I showed up at this office in March … Read More & Comment »

How Do We Build Positive School Climate?

The recent increase in school shootings, including Parkland, has put school safety on everybody’s mind.  School violence, unfortunately, has also been an issue that hits us close to home.  On January 10, 2018, a 16- year old girl was stabbed … Read More & Comment »