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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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Hannah Erickson, Science Teacher, Distance Learning Program

By | 2021-07-06T14:01:07+00:00 August 14th, 2018|

Hannah began at BDEA in 2011 after completing the Boston Teacher Residency program.  She holds a B.A. in Chemistry from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota and an M.Ed. from the University of Massachusetts, Boston.  She enjoys spending time outdoors with friends and family and her adorable dog Frankie Email Hannah: herickson@bostonpublicschools.org

Owen Thomas, Humanities Teacher

By | 2020-03-26T15:15:10+00:00 August 14th, 2018|

Owen Thomas has taught critical history in Boston for the past 7 years. For the first 4 years, he worked at Diploma Plus, an alternative program housed with Charlestown High School. There, Owen helped to lead the history team and develop curriculum that broke down the artificial walls placed between the school and the community [...]

Akshata Kadagathur, Humanities Teacher

By | 2020-12-11T15:53:10+00:00 August 14th, 2018|

Akshata is part of BDEA’s Humanities team, where she teaches literature courses. Prior to BDEA, Akshata completed her practicum with the Sheltered English Immersion team at Charlestown High School and worked as part of the School-Community Partnerships team at Boston Public Schools, and at Boston Arts Academy. She is licensed in English Language Arts and [...]