A commitment to providing students of color with role models

Danilo and Julio are both working full time and taking evening M.A.T. classes. They share a commitment to providing students of color with role models.

Danilo Ferro and Julio Fernandez, paraeducators from the Amherst-Pelham Regional School District, started the M.A.T. program in 2018. In addition to their full time work in the schools, both are taking evening classes toward licensure in Moderate Disabilities. Danilo and Julio are committed to their current and future students, providing all of their learners, particularly students of color, with role models.

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