GROW Staff

Committed to the mission
Sue DeHart
Program Director Mayfair

Sue DeHart is the program director at GROW Mayfair. She considers it a privilege to serve and partner with the GROW ESL community - both the fabulous, volunteer teachers and their motivated, hard-working students. Sue delights to bring her God-given enthusiasm and grace - as well as the wisdom gained from four decades of teaching and administrative experience - to this beautiful international community. Sue and her wonderful husband Jonathan love the outdoors - hiking, tandem-biking, running, gardening, and opening their hearts and home to neighbors and friends in the greater Philadelphia area. They also treasure time with their 3 adult children, their 2 spouses, and 3 grandchildren.

Isabelle Concepcion
Program Director Bustleton

Isabelle (Izzy) assists with site administration at the Bustleton location. She joined the program in January 2022 and has enjoyed learning more about the immigrant community in Philadelphia. Her desire is to help families reach their goals, and her favorite thing to do at GROW is connect with students at Conversation Cafes. In her spare time, Izzy enjoys painting, calligraphy, and spending time with her husband Charlie. Together, they enjoy playing tennis at the local park and visiting the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Assistant Program Director Mayfair

Gwen assists with site administration on Monday and Wednesday evenings at the Mayfair location. She joined GROW in spring 2021 with a desire to serve our international neighbors as they make a home and a future here in America. Gwen’s background is in community development and small business consulting, both here and abroad. Gwen is an avid outdoor recreationalist and gardener, and loves experimenting with new recipes of various cuisines in her spare time.

Chuck Augustine

Chuck has been teaching Level 1 students at GROW Mayfair since the fall of 2014. In the Fall of 2019, he will also be assisting with site administration on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

Interested in teaching? Volunteer with GROW!

Correspondence and Donations:
P. O. Box 45800
Philadelphia, PA 19149

Bustleton Site:
Seven Mile Road Church
525 Welsh Rd.
Philadelphia, PA 19115

Mayfair Site:
Northeast Community Church
3300 Tyson Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19149

Executive Director