Name: Lou Ann Melino
Current Position and School: Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy. Position held for three years.
Educational Background: Master of education in school administration, Emmanuel College; bachelor of science in elementary education, Salem State College.
School Information: Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy in Mattapan serves students in grades PK-8. The student population is composed of 96.5% African-American, 1.5% Hispanic, 1% White, and 1% Asian. 74% of students are eligible for free and reduced lunch.
Prior Experience: Lou Ann’s prior experience includes serving as principal at St. Joseph School in Salem and middle school literature teacher at St. Theresa of Avila School.