Marc Abelard, MEd Marc Abelard, MEd

617-327-6777 x2324, Work Space 310A


  • Director of Strategic Partnerships, Center for Workforce Development


  • Psychological Writing and Communication Skill

Research and Practice Interests

  • Multicultural and Global Mental Health
  • Organizational Leadership Psychology
  • African and Caribbean Mental Health
  • STEM Initiatives


  • Daniel F. Conley
  • Suffolk County District Attorney
  • Role Model Award

Prior Professional Leadership and/or Work Experience

I served as the Director of Partnerships and Community Engagement at West Roxbury Academy since 2011. Prior to that position, I served as the Director of Partnerships and External Affairs at The Engineering School and managed partnerships with The Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Middlebury College. I conducted research in STEM at the Research Experience for Teachers Program at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. In addition, I served on the Governor's STEM Advisory Council and the Diversity Subcommittee. In partnership with William James College and through the work of Dr. St. Louis, launched the PATHWAYS program at West Roxbury Academy as well as a program to provide backpacks to high school students with Dean Cooper. I enjoyed a distinguish career as decorated Marine Corps Combat Veteran with numerous medals and commendations for my service in the Persian Gulf.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Male Educators of Color Executive Coaching Program (MEOC)

Community Engagement

  • Mentor,  My Brother's Keeper Initiave and the Becoming A Man Program (BAM)