Frank Alvarado brings over 25 years of experience and a deep capacity-building knowledge to academic and education program development and management.
He has demonstrated a passion for working in the community and a deep commitment to children’s education by providing them with the resources and services that is their birthright”
Before joining ACE Integration Head Start, Mr. Alvarado held various positions throughout the New York City’s nonprofits /community based organizations as Program Director, Department Head of Youth & Education services and Executive Director. He has developed and successfully opened DYCD Community Beacon Centers, After school and youth programs in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Brooklyn. Many of these neighborhoods are under serve communities servicing the immigrant and underprivileged families.
He was the Executive Director for 4 years at Brooklyn Music School (BMS) in Fort Greene. During his tenure at BMS, Frank was an integral part to the school’s ability to expand its community outreach programs. Mr. Alvarado developed and implemented the After-School Enrichment Music and Dance program and the Summer Institute.
Mr. Alvarado, was a former board member at Hospital Clinic Home Center Instructional ACE Integration Head Start and currently serves on a variety of boards that focus on the well-being of children including: New Vision for Children and Families, The Ethical Community Charter School Foundation and St Christopher Inc.
Mr. Alvarado, was born and raised in Bushwick. He attended JHS 111 and Bushwick High School. He still has family living in the neighborhood.