Mass. Partnership for Diversity in Education hosts Diversity Career Fair on April 30 Brings together 40 school districts for T he Massachusetts Partnership for Diversity in Education (MPDE) is partnering with diversity recruitment expert DIVERSITY in Ed to bring together 40 school districts with openings for teachers and administrative staff for a hybrid in-person and virtual Diversity Career Fair on April 30 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., EST. In recognition of the increasing evidence that recruiting and retaining teachers from diverse backgrounds adds value to schools, students and communities, MPDE has continued to provide leadership in the state on eff orts to diversify the teaching force. Says an MPDE spokesperson, “MPDE has a commitment to excellence in education for all students, a commitment to support increased diversity among its districts’ staff , and a desire to provide THE REVERE ADVOCATE – FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2022 DONATION | FROM Page 4 path to success in school, at work, and in life,” said ABCD President/ CEO John J. Drew. “We deeply appreciate this a robust hiring event to recruit diverse applicants for a range of positions in various disciplines and grade levels resources and support toward the increase of teachers of color in its member school districts.” Attendees at the April 30 event can expect a “one stop shop” for educators of color seeking teaching, administrative or paraprofessional/support staff positions. Current students in teacher preparation programs anticipating graduation are also welcomed to attend. All attendees will have access to representatives from 40 school districts, and in-person attendees will meet special contributor Rosanne Katz from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), Offi ce of Educator Licensure. Interested candidates can register for the April 30 event at https://mpde.org or contact Regina Caines with questions at reginaac@comcast.net. incredible gift from Astound. WorkSMART, a school-based program, creates pathways to higher education and careers by providing supervised and paid work experience with comprehensive case management, mentoring and tutoring support. So many young people will benefi t from this amazing support,” said ABCD Director of Workforce Development and Alternative Education Ron Marlow. Earlier this year, Astound's regional brands (RCN, Grande, enTouch, Wave, Digital West) united under the name Astound Broadband (Astound), refl ecting both the company's evolution and its vision for the future. AsSAFETY | FROM Page 7 from 2021, there have been more than 400 fi res in the past 10 years that started in mulch but spread to buildings. These fi res caused fi ve civilian injuries, Page 13 tound Broadband is at the forefront of the residential connectivity transformation, providing customers with award-winning services in eight of the top ten metro areas in the country. From volunteerism to delivering aff ordable, reliable internet to underrepresented families through the Affordable Connectivity Program; to expanding its work with women and minority-owned businesses; to investing in hyper-local partnerships that drive economic growth, Astound is committed to doing our part to make a diff erence in the communities where we live, work and play. Astound Broadband Powered by RCN serves the Massachusetts communities of Allston, Arlington, Boston, Brighton, Brookline, Burlington, Charlestown, Dedham, Dorchester, Everett, Framingham, Hyde Park, Lexington, Milton, Natick, Needham, New30 fi re service injuries, two civilian deaths and almost $15 million in damages. Among these fires were a July 10, 2018, fi re in Boston that caused an estimated $250,000 in damage to a six-unit apartment ton, Peabody, Revere, Roslindale, Somerville, Stoneham, Wakefi eld, Waltham, Watertown, West Roxbury, and Woburn. About ABCD A nonprofit human services community action organization, ABCD provides low-income residents in the Boston and Mystic Valley areas with the tools, support, and resources to transition from poverty to stability and from stability to success. For more than 50 years, ABCD has been deeply rooted in every neighborhood and community, empowering individuals and families and supporting them in their quest to live with dignity and achieve their highest potential. Each year, we've served more than 100,000 individuals--elders and families through a broad range of innovative initiatives and long-established, proven programs and services. For more, please visit bostonabcd.org. building and a May 5, 2015, fi re in Arlington that claimed one person’s life and destroyed 36 apartments and six vehicles. Both fi res were caused by smoking materials that had been discarded into mulch beds. at 781-286-8500 or Info@advocatenews.net call he Adv cate Ne spapers For Advertising with Results, call The Advocate Newspapers

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