23 Sep New METCO Director Seeks to Build Bridges
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 – whose daughter is a METCO student in Bedford – started in Marblehead in July and has hit the ground running. She has visited classrooms in every school in town and met with teachers, administrators and families – in Marblehead and Boston.
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