Dr. Meikle Paschal was born and raised in the South End of Boston, Massachusetts. He attended Boston Public Schools and earned his diploma from Boston Technical High School.
Meikle earned a Bachelor of Arts undergraduate degree, dual major in Psychology and English from University of Massachusetts at Boston. Later he completed a M.Ed. program from Antioch College. He obtained a Master’s Degree in English from Bridgewater State College. Finally, he completed a doctoral program at University of Massachusetts at Lowell and received the degree of Doctorate in Education with a major in Education Leadership. Along the way he obtained a teaching certification in English, supplementing the initial certification with principal licenses for the high school, middle school and elementary school levels.
Before becoming an administrator in the Boston Public School System he was the Director of Roxbury Enrichment Services a Non-resident alternative education facility. The bulk of his career has been spent in the field of education. Meikle worked in the Boston Public School System primarily as an administrator performing various duties i.e., Specialist, Assistant Principal and Director of Curriculum and Instruction. As his career advanced he worked at many area colleges and universities: Fitchburg State, Framingham State, and Curry College, in the area of Educational Leadership teaching various courses on the Graduate and C.A.G.S. levels.
After retiring from the Boston Public School system, Meikle continued teaching. Currently he teaches a variety of courses in English, Literature, Philosophy and Skill Development. Meikle’s current teaching addresses his passion for working with underprepared and learning challenged students at both MassBay and Middlesex Community Colleges. He developed the Academic Support for Athletes Program (A.S.A.P.) at Massbay Community College. In addition to his teaching responsibilities he holds the position of Academic Advisor to MassBay’s student athletes.
Meikle is the founder and director of Metropolitan Educators Association (M.E.A.) in affiliation with Fitchburg State College. M.E.A. provides graduate courses, professional development training and other services to area educators.
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