Summer, 2023 Programming
Merrymeeting Youth Summer Program Staff
Our staff members are year-round employees of Merrymeeting Adult Education and have passed all MSAD #75 hiring guidelines (fingerprinting, background checks) and have recently completed Red Cross certification in CPR, AED (Automated External Defibrillator) and Emergency First Aid Training. Either Jose, the Camp Administrator, or Catherine, the Camp Supervisor, will be available each morning at drop-off as well as at pick-up times.
Jose Rodriguez, Jr.
Jose Rodriguez Jr. is the Community Education Administrator for Merrymeeting Adult Education. He comes to us with over 10+ years of graphic design and marketing experience.
A former Adult Ed teacher in Sanford Maine, Jose has an MFA in Studio Art from Maine College of Art (2017) and a Master’s of Science in Adult Education Administration from the University of Southern Maine (2019).
Jose was also the Lead Counselor for the Boy’s Lower Camp (ages 5-10) at Camp Taconic in Hinsdale, MA from 2000-2003. Then from 2004-2006, Jose worked as a Teacher’s Aide (Ed Tech here in Maine) for the 5th grade at Thomas Jefferson Middle School in Teaneck, NJ.
Email Jose: firstname.lastname@example.org
Catherine is the Evening Marketing Administrative Assistant at Merrymeeting. She designs the catalog, curates the social media content and works closely with students and instructors to make sure classes run smoothly.
The mother of 1, she graduated from SMCC in 2021 with degrees in Communications + New Media and Liberal Studies with an Art Focus, for her side hustle she creates art and ceramics for a shop in Brunswick.
Catherine has been teaching card-making, mixed media art and watercolor painting on-line and in-person for many years. Her studio, Merrymeeting Art House in Brunswick offered a wide variety of adult and kids classes and camps.
Email Catherine: email@example.com