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Horizons at Dedham Country Day School (DCD) is an academic summer enrichment program that serves Boston and Dedham students coming from low-income families. Utilizing DCD facilities, this nonprofit program focuses on closing the opportunity gap between low-income elementary school children and their more advantaged peers. Horizons at DCD was founded in 2009 as the first Massachusetts affiliate of the nationwide Horizons network of summer learning programs. Growing by one class annually since its founding, the program now serves approximately 150 students in 10 grades (Pre-K through Grade 8). Following graduation from the summer program, Horizons students have the opportunity to enroll in the High School Program that supports students throughout high school. 

For more information on Horizons, email Program Director Haris Kuljancic at hkuljancic@dcds.net or visit www.horizonsdcd.org/

Our Mission

Horizons at DCD provides Greater Boston’s youth with an enriching curriculum of academic, arts and cultural experiences for ten consecutive summers. A public-private partnership, Horizons prevents summer decline and closes the opportunity gap. With nourished minds, students discover their full potential in school and beyond.

Horizons makes a long-term investment in every child that enters the program, promising ten consecutive summers of learning, with additional support throughout high school. The difference with Horizons lies in our commitment to our families, who return to our program for ten consecutive years until they graduate. This model allows students to feel academically and emotionally supported throughout their most formative years. In addition to helping our students learn and grow during elementary and middle school, our program aims to ensure that every young person feels supported through primary school, secondary school, and beyond.

Job Openings at Horizons

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  • Program Coordinator

    Horizons at DCD seeks a Program Coordinator to support the management of the summer and year-round education programs. Working closely with the Executive Director, the Program Coordinator will ensure high-quality, effectively run programs for all grade levels and play a key role in delivering strong content to the High School Program. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for hosting family engagement events, re-enrollment sessions, and recruitment workshops that focus on retention and enrollment. As part of a small team, the Program Coordinator will also participate in various administrative activities.
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