Boston Public Schools
Kathleen Mullin
School to Career/Technical Vocational Education Director

Kathleen Mullin blends the best practices of vocational education, technology and School to Career to improve educational experiences for all students. Certified in over five primary content areas including special education, administration, and secondary school principalship, she is a key driver behind Boston's current high school restructuring and educational reform efforts. Kathi founded Boston's nationally recognized STRIVE Program, a transition program for students with disabilities. Recipient of the Henry L. Shattuck Award for Excellence in Public Service, the Innovations in Education Award, Boston Private Industry Council Achiever Award, and the City Excellence Award Innovations in Education for TechBoston, this dynamic leader is instrumental in developing TeachBoston that trains BPS high school students to enter the teaching field. As visiting faculty member at local colleges and member of Massachusetts Higher Education Advisory Committee, Kathi recently participated in Harvard University's "Strategic Planning for Non Profit Managers."
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Barbara Locurto
IMPACT II @ School to Career Affiliate Director

Barbara Locurto's leadership as teacher and administrator is defined by major educational reform initiatives. Thousands of Boston Public School students and teachers salute her as a mentor dedicated to innovative practices in teaching and learning. Since 1984, she has developed and directed the Boston IMPACT II model designed to identify, recognize, reward, and disseminate successful classroom-based, Teacher-developed programs. Recognized nationally and locally for her commitment to good citizenship, Barbara has served as Massachusetts State Coordinator for We the People…, Center for the Civic Education and Project Coordinator, MetroLINC Teacher Pioneer, federal Technology Innovation Challenge Grant. Her several awards include the Henry L. Shattuck Public Service Award, Boston Municipal Research Bureau; Warren E. Burger Chair Foundation, Exemplary Civic Leadership, Chairholder; and Freedoms Foundation George Washington Honor Medal, Constitutional Studies. Recently, Barbara now serves on the Massachusetts Board of Education Service Learning Advisory Council. In June, 2001 she received the Moccasin Award from City Year Boston for her service learning leadership.
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Keith Love
IMPACT II @ School to Career Outreach Coordinator

Keith Love remembers middle school as a crucial transition period. Now, this energetic role model uses his communications and problem solving strengths to provide technical assistance, training, and support to middle school students and teachers while linking them to the appropriate organizations in the community, marketplace, and industry. Keith's military experience along with his background as Middle School School to Career/Community Service Coordinator at the Boston Private Industry Council and Director of Teen as Community Resources make him the ideal liaison between the real world and the classroom. Understanding the relationship between professional development and student achievement, Keith expands on service learning experiences through project-based activities. He has organized Career Exploration Workshops, Shadow Days, and Citywide Career Visions Fair so that middle school students are prepared to follow successful professional and vocational pathways.
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Margaret Hoyt
IMPACT II @ School to Career New Media Advisor

Margaret Hoyt, Massachusetts Master Teacher, Boston Lead Teacher and Mentor Teacher, teaches in the School to Career Media Magnet program at West Roxbury High School. She designed the Television Production course to integrate English Language Arts skills with video production and computer technology. Nationally Board Certified in English Language Arts for Young Adults, Maggie has participated on the Mellon Foundation National Faculty, served as a National Teacher Policy Institute Metropolitan Life Fellow, and has been honored as Boston's Human Rights "Teacher of the Year." Nurtured by a Cabot Fellowship in Chile and Peru and a yearlong sabbatical in Mexico, Maggie continues her role as an agent of change and works with IMPACT II to build strong Teacher Networks throughout her school, the city, and the nation.
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Charlotte McCullough
IMPACT II @ School to Career Web Advisor

Charlotte McCullough is a Vocational Instructor of Networking and Information Processing at School to Career High Tech Academy, Madison Park Technical Vocational High School. An original techie, CharM developed her expertise as programmer for data processing exchange firms during the dawn of modern computer technology. Her several certifications as Massachusetts Vocational Programming and Information Technology teacher, Cisco Networking Instructor, and Microsoft Word Specialist combine to endow her students with cutting-edge training plus historical perspective. As the original HTML creator of the first 120 pages on IMPACT II Boston Web Site, CharM continues to advise and consult. She is the deserving recipient of many awards including the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) Teacher of the Year; Golden Apple Teacher, and Kellogg Service Learning Grant from Lincoln Filene Center.
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Jean Gibran
IMPACT II @ School to Career Project Assistant

Jean Gibran describes herself as a Teacher/Writer dedicated to describing teachers in and out of the classrooms. Leaving her third grade at the Joseph J. Hurley Elementary School in 1993, she admits she was too old for recess but not for research. Several catalogs, plus hundreds of web pages later, Jean has traded her chalkboard for an iMac and helps teachers broadcast good news about themselves and their Service Learning projects. Co-author of the comprehensive biography Kahlil Gibran His Life and World, she continues to contribute to several educational journals. Jean is a Golden Apple Teacher and Business Week Awardee for Innovative Teaching and has served as Secretary of the Boston Women's Heritage Trail.
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Andrew Binns
IMPACT II @ School to Career Webmaster

Andrew Binns is a junior at Boston Latin School. He has been involved in numerous courses through TechBoston. He has completed a webmaster course and is currently enrolled in TechBoston's Cisco Networking course. He has also been a teaching assistant for a webmaster course training BPS teachers. After graduating from high school, Andrew hopes to attend college on the west coast and major in the fields of engineering and computer science.
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