South Boston Resident Joins NDEC Board of Directors

            Pauline Edmonds, R.N., Esq., a lifelong South Boston resident, has joined the Board of Directors of Notre Dame Education Center. Pauline teaches NDEC’s Healthcare Preparation course, which gives students an overview of the healthcare profession.  She began volunteering with the Center after her youngest daughter graduated from NDEC’s High School Diploma Program.  Pauline’s daughter is now a medical student at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester. 

            “Pauline brings not only her medical and legal background to the Board, but also her many years of experience as a volunteer at NDEC,” said Mary Rose Durante, Esq., Executive Director and CEO of the Center.  “We value her experience.”

Pauline has worked for the Massachusetts General Hospital, the Boston Visiting Nurse Association and the Massachusetts Department of Health and Human Services, where she was Director of MassHealth’s Community Long-Term Care Programs for many years.  She has also served on the Elder Rights Review Committee of the state Executive Office of Elder Affairs.  Pauline earned a Master of Science in Health Services Administration from Emmanuel College and a J.D. from New England School of Law.  In addition to her work at NDEC, she still maintains a small private law practice.

Founded in 1992, Notre Dame Education Center provides adult learners with quality instruction focused on workforce preparation and training, high school equivalency preparation, high school completion, and English Language learning.  NDEC is committed to growing, adapting, and evolving to serve learners in a diverse, caring environment that empowers students to develop their full potential as scholars, professionals, and citizens.