The Arc of the South Shore, a family-oriented, community-based non-profit providing information, referrals, and community programs for individuals with disabilities, has announced that Stephen Centerrino, Ed.D. of Braintree, has joined its Board of Directors.
In this capacity, he, along with other members of the Board, will assist in overseeing the direction of the non-profit that has helped more than 100,000 people throughout its 72-year history.
Centerrino is the founding principal of Lovell Academy in Rockland, a private, residential boarding school serving students from grade eight through post-graduate. A 30-year educator, he is the former assistant principal at Avon Middle High School and previously was the special education team chair/school psychologist at Hingham High School.
Centerrino earned his Doctorate of Education from Northeastern University and is a nationally certified school psychologist and a licensed educational psychologist. He is a member of both the National Association of School Psychologists and the Massachusetts Allied Board of Mental Health. In addition to being a board member of The Arc of the South Shore, he also serves on its legislative committee and is a volunteer for the agency’s Autism Resource Center.
“We are delighted to announce Stephen as a member of our board of directors,” said Abigail Parrilla, CEO of The Arc of the South Shore. “He is a highly recognized psychologist and administrator and a strong advocate for the services and programs we provide; we look forward to his valued input.”