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Culture & Climate Office

The Office of Culture and Climate assists schools in creating welcoming and inclusive environments that foster teaching and learning. The Office includes:

  • Culture and Climate Coaches who work directly with educators and school leaders to implement research-based approaches to enhance positive youth behavior and wellness in school. This includes supporting educators with classroom management.

  • School Adjustment Counselors who manage student-focused behavioral work.

  • Support for students who are experiencing homelessness, are home schooled, or are in a hospital setting.

Culture & Climate Staff

Tom Toney

Tom Toney

Administrative Director of Positive Youth Development

20 Irving Street
Worcester, MA 01609
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Maura A. Mahoney, LICSW

Director of McKinney Vento Services

Jean Conway, MSW, M.Ed.

Supervisor of Culture and Climate