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About DME

The DME is responsible for developing and implementing the Mayor's vision for academic excellence and creating a high quality education continuum from birth to 24 (from early childhood to K-12 to post-secondary and the workforce).

The three major functions of the DME include:

Our Team

Title Name and Email
Chief of Staff Naomi Watson
Special Assistant/Office Manager Tara Lynch
Deputy Chief of Staff Shayne Wells
Senior Policy Advisor Capital Programs Althea Holford
Senior Policy Advisor  Rebecca Lee
Senior Policy Advisor Data Analysis Jennifer Comey
Senior Policy Advisor Joint Planning Claudia Lujan
 Policy Advisor  Yair Inspektor 
Policy Advisor Taneka Miller 
Policy Advisor Aurora Steinle

My School DC

Title Name and Email
Executive Director Catherine Peretti
Senior Policy Advisor - Common Lottery Amy Lerman
Parent Engagement Manager Aryan Bocquet
Parent Response Manager Michele Desando
Data Manager Aaron Parrott