- Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council
Media Contact for Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council Welcomes Mary Davis to our Training Team
Dan Shannon, Executive Director
Boston — Boston, MA (Aug. 31, 2021) – The Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Davis as Administrative Training Assistant, effective September 13th. Mary will be responsible for delivering support and technical assistance to self-advocate lead trainers in providing education, training, support and mentoring to students in the Council’s training programs. Through these opportunities students explore and share their personal skills and qualities and how those skills and qualities can be of value in the workplace and their daily lives.
Born and raised in Quincy, Massachusetts, Mary became an educator, most recently serving as a trauma behavioral history educator in Rockland. Ms. Davis earned her M.Ed. in History and Special Education. Community involvement has included guest speaking engagements with MASS CUE, Thomas W. Hamilton School and Q-HELP.
“Mary brings to the Council her extensive experience in educating middle and high school students with disabilities,” said Daniel Shannon, MDDC Executive Director. “Her expertise in planning for college and career readiness and assisting students with job training and career placement will be a significant addition to our training team.”
About the Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council – The Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council (MDDC) is an independent agency funded by the federal government to work with the state of Massachusetts to better support people with developmental disabilities and their families. MDDC’s mission is to help people with developmental disabilities have opportunities to lead successful lives in their communities; by supporting inclusive education, greater employment opportunities, and the right to make choices about where, with whom, and how they live. For more information contact Adelia DelTrecco at email@example.com