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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

IN THE NEWS

Lisa Gilbert-Smith is the new Director of Newton METCO. As Director, she oversees all activities for the METCO program in the Newton Public Schools. Lisa earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Boston University and a Master of Education in Administration, Planning and Social Policy from Harvard
METCO alumnus, Marika Hamilton, was the Registrar and Associate Dean of Enrollment Management: Admissions & Academic Records at Bunker Hill Community College. She attended Simmons University for her undergraduate degree, and received an M. Ed from Cambridge College. Hamilton used to be the director of R.I.S.E. (Reaching Into Self-Esteem), a
Jul 17, 2019 READING – The Reading School Committee extended a congratulatory welcome to several new members of the public school staff during their meeting on Thursday, July 11. This included METCO Academic Coordinator Grant Hightower. Hightower will oversee Reading’s participation in the METCO program starting in the 2019-2020 academic
June 5, 2019 A new METCO Director for Westwood has been selected. Sheryl Goodloe, who has served as Westwood Public School’s METCO (Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity) Director for over twenty-five years, will retire at the end of this school year. Of the three finalists to assume Goodloe’s position, Lateefah Franck was selected.

SAVE THE DATE

35th Annual Educators Conference

CLIMATE MATTERS: THE EFFECT OF RACE IN THE 21ST CENTURY HOW WE IMPACT STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2019

FOUR POINTS SHERATON NORWOOD HOTEL, NORWOOD, MA

7:30 AM – 3:30 PM

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