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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

The METCO Directors’ Association is proud to announce our 22nd Annual Youth Leadership Conference at Bentley University on Friday October 5, 2018. This year’s theme is “Your Personal Brand: Who Do People See?” The objective of the conference is to help students in grades 7-12 to learn about themselves, opportunities to build their brand and how they want other to see it. The committee has also lined up two keynote speakers Jamele Adams and Kurt Faustin who will present engaging sessions with our students in the morning and afternoon.

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IN THE NEWS

The METCO Board of Directors announced the appointment of Milagros (Milly) Arbaje-Thomas as its new Chief Executive Officer, noting that Arbaje-Thomas embodies the passionate commitment to education, demonstrated leadership experience and deep knowledge of non-profit operations needed to lead the Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity to the next level in
Dr. Sujan “Suzie” Talukdar will be the next principal of the Driscoll School, Brookline Superintendent Andrew Bott announced Tuesday. Talukdar takes over officially July 1. “Talukdar has developed a positive and welcoming school culture and has earned the trust and confidence of staff, students, and families. As a result of her
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