Newsletter - September 2020
With the death toll of the coronavirus pandemic reaching over 190,000 in the United States, The Guild is fortunate that no one in our care has suffered fatal consequences of this unprecedented illness. This feature newsletter is a tribute to the 564 Guild staff members who have worked night and day to ensure the health and safety of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in our care. Thank you for all that you do!
Mory Konate, Residential Manager,
Adult Residential Program
If it’s possible, Mory Konate and the residents of Maynard House, whom he devotedly refers to as his “Maynard guys,” grew even closer during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more about Mory and the Maynard house.
Fanny Martinez, Housekeeper, The Guild School and Administration Building
While following a more stringent cleaning protocol and wearing a mask all day were relatively easy adjustments for Fanny Martinez, The Guild for Human Services’ day housekeeper struggled with another aspect of COVID-19: She missed interacting with the students. Learn more about Fanny's dedication to The Guild.
Bob Duane, Special Education Teacher, The Guild School
Bob Duane, a classroom teacher at The Guild for Human Services, calls the last several months a “rewarding challenge” as he adapted to teaching students in residences rather than at school. Read more about Bob teaching at the residences.
Anjani Aineni, Benefits’ Administrator, Human Resources Department
Anjani Aineni emerged from her support role as the benefits specialist in the Department of Human Resources to become a crucial contributor to The Guild for Human Services’ efforts to keep staff members healthy and safe during the COVID-19 outbreak. Learn more about Anjani's commitment to help employees.
Kellie Seder-Mario, Health Services Manager, The Guild School
There are few medical situations that unsettle Kellie Seder-Mario, an experienced nurse with a background in emergency care. She encountered just such a circumstance this spring during the coronavirus outbreak. Read more about Kellie and the nursing team during the pandemic.
The Guild School is accepting referrals for new students
The Guild School’s unique program serves students ages 6-22 who are diagnosed with an intellectual disability, as well as autism and mental health and behavioral challenges. The Guild offers a continuum of services to educate, encourage and empower our individuals so they may achieve their full potential to lead high-quality lives and participate meaningfully in society. There are openings for both day and residential students. To learn more, call our Admissions team at 781-893-6000 or click here to email.
The Guild for Human Services
521 Virginia Road
Concord, MA 01742
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