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METCO DIRECTORS’ ASSOCIATION

The Brown decision promised that every child, regardless of the color of his or her skin, would have unequivocal access to quality education and an equal opportunity to pursue his/her dreams.

~ Ed Markey, U.S. Senator

EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP

YOUTH EMPOWERMENT

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

1975

The year The METCO Directors' Association was founded

32

Number of school districts with METCO Programs in place

3300

The number of students participating in METCO every year

MDA ON THE MOVE

34th Annual Educators Conference


The METCO Directors’ Association is proud to announce our 34th Annual Educators Conference at the Four Points Sheraton Norwood Hotel in Norwood, MA on Friday, December 7, 2018. This year’s theme is “Brown and Black Children: Hidden in Plain Sight.” The keynote speaker for this year’s conference is Dr. Dena Simmons.
Registration Is Now Closed
Our Conference Has Reached Full Capacity

IN THE NEWS

On Friday, November 2, 2018, Superintendents, METCO Directors, METCO board members, staff of METCO HQ and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, came together at for the FALL 2018 BOSTON METCO RETREAT to connect and problem solve. We also had the pleasure of hearing from the Massachusetts Education Commissioner,
Jessica Castro’s alarm goes off at 4:45 a.m. each morning in Boston, so she can get her seventh-grade daughter to the school bus by 6 a.m. and then head north to her new job as Marblehead’s METCO director. “Our days are long, but we love it!” Castro said. Castro –
The Untold Stories of Melrose is a series of interviews by two senior interns from Melrose High School, Freddie Kelley and Connor Locke, who have been working in my office for the past few weeks. This profile is of Doreen Ward, METCO Director for Melrose Public Schools. Read the full