Headmaster aims high at English

12/04/2009 12:49

By Elizabeth St. Victor; Special to the Reporter

Boston English High School is experiencing wide, structural changes under the direction of its new headmaster Dr. Sito Narcisse, a 33-year-old Haitian-American educator who hopes to transform the struggling Jamaica Plain institution into one of the city’s best performing high schools.

Narcisse is among the youngest headmasters not only in the Boston Public School system, but in the nation. His unconventional path from a disadvantaged childhood in New York to the helm of one of Boston’s largest schools is one that could well help him harness the momentum that will be needed to make English a top-flight institution. read more...