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Nathan McConarty Joins Boston Partners in Education Board


Boston Partners in Education, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students in the Boston Public Schools (BPS) through in-classroom academic mentoring services, welcomes Nathan N. McConarty as a new addition to the already strong and influential group of board members.

Mr. McConarty is an Associate at Hemenway & Barnes LLP, a Boston-based law firm, where he advises for-profit and nonprofit organizations on matters related to corporate transactions, governance issues and regulatory matters. Mr. McConarty is co-chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Tax-Exempt Organization Communications Sub-Committee.

“It is a privilege to be selected to a board of such generous, thoughtful, and driven individuals,” said Mr. McConarty. “I am honored to join this passionate group, and hope my experience can further advance this organization and the great work they do to improve the Boston Public Schools system.”

“Nathan’s experience in nonprofit work and corporate responsibility make him an incredible addition to our board,” said Erin McGrath, Executive Director of Boston Partners in Education. “He brings a strategic understanding of nonprofit funding, management, and regulation that will help secure our organization as we look to expand our influence in the years ahead.”

A resident of Needham, Massachusetts, Mr. McConarty earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History with a minor in Spanish from Bates College and his J.D. from Boston College Law School. He has been named to the MA Super Lawyers “Rising Star” List for 2017 and 2018.

Boston Partners’ 26-member board plays a vital role in the success of the organization by providing critical guidance, ideas, and financial support, and by serving as ambassadors in the community. A complete list of Boston Partners’ current board of directors is available at

About Boston Partners in Education

Founded in 1966, Boston Partners in Education (Boston Partners) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students in the Boston Public Schools (BPS) through our in-classroom academic mentoring services. We are a longstanding and trusted partner of BPS, responding and adapting to the needs of students and their teachers. We prepare volunteers of all ages and backgrounds from Boston’s diverse neighborhoods to serve as academic mentors to students. Our trained academic mentors work with students directly in the classroom during the school day for at least an hour each week. This consistent support helps any student fill academic gaps and build the self-confidence necessary to achieve their goals.


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