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New Bedford’s GLCPS dedicates plaza at new STEAM Education Center to Dr. Anthony Garro


“Global Learning Charter Public School (GLCPS), a tuition-free public charter school that currently services 500 students in grades 5-12, is honoring the outstanding commitment and distinguished service of Dr. Anthony Garro by dedicating their plaza in his name.

GLCPS board members, staff and friends gathered to dedicate the Dr. Anthony Garro Plaza at the entrance of the school’s new the state-of-the-art STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) Education Center.

Dr. Garro is the former Provost of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and served three terms as a board member for GLCPS. During his terms he advocated for science education with college level laboratories and equipment for the students at GLCPS. He was also responsible for implementing the dual enrollment program for students with Bristol Community College.

“Tony’s support and dedication to the students at GLCPS is so important to the success of our school,” said Dr. Stephen Furtado, Executive Director of GLCPS. “His knowledge, passion and vision for our children and his advocacy for science education will continue to shape the future of our school and our students for many years to come. We are so fortunate and grateful for Tony’s dedicated service.”

GLCPS is a tuition-free public charter school serving 500 New Bedford students in Grades 5-12. Students are enrolled through a blind lottery. Additional information is available on the school’s website, www.glcps.org. For more information, please contact the school at (508) 991-4105.”

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Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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