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Laura Boogaert

Laura Boogaert

Laura Boogaert
Enterprise Engagement Coordinator
[email protected]

Laura started at CRIS as a volunteer reader in Jan 2017. She is passionate about the CRIS mission and excited about their engaging and expanding programs. Laura brings not only enthusiasm to her role but also an eclectic skill set gained from years as an entrepreneur as well as her work within the nonprofit sector. The combination of her experience with the visually impaired community through her past roles at the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation her advocacy of volunteers along with her passion for all things voiceover, makes being part of the CRIS team a perfect fit. She’s inspired by the dedicated efforts of staff and volunteers to enhance the lives of so many in Connecticut.

Laura’s volunteerism includes Achilles International, where she serves as on the Connecticut Advisory Board and as a guide for their athletes.  She also serves on the Board of Governors at The Westover School, an independent all-girls school in Middlebury, Ct.

Farmington Materials

New April 11:

The Great Gilly Hopkins (please access through DATABASE)
username: westwoods
password: westwoodsyou can find it by searching for … Continue Reading ››

SCSU Study Concludes CRISKids Works

From the Conclusion of "An Independent Evaluation of CRISKids™ For Schools":

The independentnt evaluation of CRISKids for Schools demonstrated that students with print disabilities possess the cognitive abilities and background knowledge to grapple with the ideas presented in complex texts but are unable to fully engage in classroom conversations simply because of the media – print – in which … Continue Reading ››

The Sound of a Successful Partnership – CRISKids

Comcast Corporate’s Inside CI: July 2016

Comcast and NBCUniversal employees are the driving force in creating the kind of world we want to live in – one where passion and creativity come together for the good of all.

We welcome new ideas, and encourage imagination and ingenuity. Here’s the story of how one employee used his talents … Continue Reading ››

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