As former Winthrop Superintendent, I believe Alicia DelVento is the best choice for public education in the upcoming special election. I trust her to work hard for the place we both call home.
Born and raised in Winthrop and a graduate of Winthrop High School, Alicia’s respect for strong public education is homegrown. She has vowed to fight for robust funding and sponsor legislation that gives teachers and students the support they require to thrive — before, during, and after school.
Our schools face immense challenges from the COVID-19 crisis, and there has never been a more critical time for teachers, students, and families to have advocates like Alicia in government. She has the relationships, drive, and experience — among them aiding Massachusetts House Committees on Ways and Means and Health Care Financing, serving as Democratic State Committee Woman for the 1st Suffolk & Middlesex District, and on Winthrop's Charter and Ordinance Review Committee.
My wife Trudy —Director of the Winthrop School of Performing Arts — and I applaud Alicia’s commitment to comprehensive education, helping students reach their potential artistically, athletically, and academically. We love our Winthrop schools, and we know Alicia does too.
I encourage a vote for Alicia DelVento in the March 2nd primary election.
Winthrop Superintendent, 2011-2017