Community School Director for Flushing High School, New York City
Eddie Castro is a Community School Director working with Flushing High School in New York City. As a Community School Director, Eddie is responsible for the day-to-day management of the community school strategy in collaboration with school leadership and community partners. Prior to joining CSS, Eddie pursued his graduate studies in developmental and educational psychology, with a strong interest in fostering resiliency and closing the achievement gap among low-income students. In the past, he has worked with Communities In Schools of Chicago as a Student Supports Manager in a Chicago Public Schools’ (CPS) Southside high school. Eddie holds a master’s of arts degree in developmental and educational psychology from Boston College and a bachelor’s degree in human development and psychological services from Northwestern University.