Mo Nuñez is a senior associate with the Great Schools Partnership. Mo has 20 years of experience in public education. He has taught across the northeast in public schools, alternative-education programs, private independent schools, and universities. Mo was most recently the director of student services and a special education teacher at Baxter Academy for Technology and Science in Portland, Maine. Mo’s professional focus is on issues of teen violence, the social-emotional education of teens, and creating inclusive school environments for students with special needs. Mo is fluent in Spanish. He graduated with a BA in sociology and creative writing from Hampshire College, and earned his MEd in teaching and learning from the University of Southern Maine. Mo lives in Portland, Maine, with his wife and dog.