2020 MOSAIC HONOREE
Berta Weyenberg’s more than 20 years of service as a community educator, advocate and leader have supported and uplifted the international community at Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS). As the JCPS English as a Second Language Intake Center Coordinator, she serves as a crucial source of guidance and information for multicultural families on topics ranging from school choices and college orientations to diverse services available in Louisville and across the state.
In this role, Weyenberg has mentored hundreds of students, preparing them for new educational experiences and promising careers. She also engages with the JCPS Hispanic community by managing Spanish-language social media for the district. In addition to this work, she has served her community as part of several non-profit organizations in Louisville, including Cuban American Association of Kentucky, Kentucky Refugee Ministries, Catholic Charities, Americana Community Center, La Casita Center and Eastern Area Community Ministries.