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Juan Santos, Art Teacher

By | 2023-01-13T02:28:50+00:00 January 13th, 2023|

Juan is a Boston native. He is also a local artist and grew up in the Boston Public Schools district. He holds a master's degree in Fine Arts. His preferred mediums are digital, aerosol, ink, watercolor, and acrylics. His work ranges from portraitures, illustrations, cartoons, animation, and graffiti. He has been working in the Boston Public [...]

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Tyron Boswell, Physical Education Teacher

By | 2023-01-17T01:41:21+00:00 September 19th, 2022|

Boswell has joined BDEA as the Physical Education Teacher now spearheading the BDEA Athletic Department after previously working at BDEA as a Community Field Coordinator. Between these two roles, Boswell worked as a Social Worker, and a Division I Men’s Assistant Basketball Coach at the University of Rhode Island, reaching the NCAA tournament twice. Boswell [...]

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Quinn Soto, Math Teacher

By | 2021-09-13T19:59:47+00:00 September 13th, 2021|

Quinn Soto is new to the BDEA team as a teacher in the Blended Learning Academy.  Soto was born in Brooklyn NY, but has been in MA for the last 21 years and in BPS for the last 15.  He is a teacher with experience from 5th grade through high school.  Quinn worked with two mathematics education programs [...]

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Tung Mai, Humanities Teacher

By | 2021-08-31T18:53:39+00:00 August 31st, 2021|

Tung Mai joined BDEA in 2021 as a Humanities Teacher. After graduating BPS, he went to Bunker Hill Community College, Lesley University, and on to receive a Masters in Education at UMass Boston. Mai's commitment to improving the lives of his neighbors has taken him across life as an artist and educator with a focus on [...]

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Jose Capo Jr., Humanities Teacher, 2.0

By | 2021-07-19T13:24:26+00:00 November 18th, 2019|

Jose Capo is a humanities teacher that grew up in the Boston Public Schools system. Jose is a Posse Boston Alum, he graduated from Denison University with a B.A. in both Sociology and Communication. After finishing his bachelors, Jose worked in his community of Roxbury as a Program Coordinator, at The Center of Teen Empowerment, [...]

Rawchayl Sahadeo, Lead Teacher

By | 2021-07-20T18:07:58+00:00 September 10th, 2019|

Rawchayl Sahadeo joined BDEA as an Instructional Leader in the school year 2019-2020. Before coming to BDEA, her work at Fenway High School spanned over 18 years which made her an experienced educator in the roles as a Humanities teacher, district Humanities coach, and a school teacher leader with a multiple of duties. She proudly [...]

Benadette Manning, Math & Computer Science Teacher, 2.0

By | 2021-07-19T16:38:49+00:00 September 9th, 2019|

Benadette is a math teacher at the BDEA's 2.0 Program. She has been teaching for over a quarter of a century as an English teacher (Saint Ann's Catholic School Houston, TX), a Math teacher (Fenway High School, Timiltiy and Tech Boston Academy ), and a high school dean (Cambridge Rindge and Latin).  She received a [...]

Chanté Bonds, Math Teacher, Department Head

By | 2020-09-14T19:22:47+00:00 September 12th, 2018|

Chanté graduated from Bentley University in 2005 with a Bachelor's degree in Information Design and Corporate Communication. In 2010 she received her Master's degree in Administrative Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University. After a short stint in the business world as an Operations Manager at Brown Brother's Harriman, Chanté changed careers and was an Assistant Women's Basketball Coach [...]

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Sadiyyah Mahdi, Biology Teacher

By | 2023-01-13T01:53:13+00:00 August 14th, 2018|

Sadiyyah Mahdi was born on Mars, but as she viewed that big blue orb in the night sky, she knew the red planet was only the start of her journey. After many weeks of training in their 20s, Mahdi was finally able to make a jump large enough to break free of the gravitational pull. [...]