Meet David

Born in Colombia, David immigrated to the United States in May 2017. To help him adjust to his new culture, language, and life, David enrolled in the ESL 7 class at the Carlos Rosario School for the fall semester 2017. Signing up for these English classes drove David to keep pushing himself to do better…. Read more »

Meet Hyppolite

Recently, Hyppolite graduated from the Carlos Rosario School IT Fundamentals Training Program. He considers himself a life-long learner and when he discovered the world of IT, he knew it would be a perfect fit with his strengths and passions. Born and raised in Haiti, Hyppolite left his country, when the 7.0 earthquake decimated both his… Read more »

Reflections on the New School Year 2021/2022

November 8, 2021 Dear Carlos Rosario School Community, The 2021-22 school year is off to a successful start with 2,000+ adult learners enrolled in one of our three modalities of learning: Hybrid; In person; and Virtual. Welcome everyone. We are delighted to offer this update to the community: In service to our exceptional student body… Read more »

Another Partnership Signed with CTTI School in Ethiopia

The Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School was invited by Mayor Muriel Bowser to be part of the first ever mayoral trade/exchange mission delegation from Washington, DC to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from November 8 – 13, 2019. Mayor Bowser and Mayor Takele Uma Banti (Addis Ababa) renewed the Sister City Agreement that exists between the… Read more »

The Carlos Rosario School Helps Adults Learn English, Join Workforce

On Friday, November 1st the Carlos Rosario School’s trajectory was featured during the segment Harris Heroes on NBC4.  The story featured Allison R. Kokkoros, CEO of the School, Geovanny Vicente Romero, a graduate and now a staff member, and Karina Samuels and long-time faculty member. Founded by arduous community leader, Sonia Gutierrez, the Carlos Rosario… Read more »

Achieving the Dream: Carlos Rosario School Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary as a Public Charter School

On Thursday, May 2nd, the Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School commemorated its 20 years as a charter during its annual Achieving the Dream event at the Sonia Gutierrez Campus. Over 100 leaders in education, immigrant services, government, and private sector gathered to celebrate the School’s anniversary of becoming the first adult public charter school… Read more »

Meet Kent, A Life Of Service

In honor of the National Volunteer Appreciation Week, the Volunteer Coordination team sat down with Kent Weaver, volunteer at the Carlos Rosario School, to find out more about what drives him to volunteer. We were honored to learn more about him and his passion for food justice, welcoming immigrant communities, and ending homelessness. In addition… Read more »

Expanding Learning Opportunities Through Technology

In the spring of 2018, GED student Alexa needed to go for surgery in the middle of the semester. At that time, she had already passed all of the GED exams except the math test. With the surgery, she would have to stay at home for three weeks, and possibly interrupt her schooling. That same… Read more »