Facilitator Name: Juan Encarnación
Main Facilitation Site: Salem
Where are you from originally? Dominican Republic
Where did you go to college and what did you study? O&M University Bachelor Computer Science and Accounting CPA – Cambridge College Masters Psychology Guidance Counselor
How did you come to be involved with Inversant? The Mayor of the City of Salem contacted me about Inversant.
What is your favorite part about being a Learning Circle Facilitator? The opportunity to help families to understand the whole picture about education.
When you were preparing for college, what do you wish you would have known ahead of time? Knowing more about requirements to qualify for scholarships.
What is the best question you have been asked by a parent during a Learning Circle? Difference between 2-year community college and 4-year college.
What Learning Circle do you think is a “don’t miss” and why? Education Choices & Careers and College transition
What was your favorite class in college? Counseling College Bound Students
What is your favorite ice cream flavor? Pistachio
What is your favorite thing to do in Boston? In Salem I like to go to Peabody Essex Museum and visit the historical sites.