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Gwynn Hughes

executive director, MA Afterschool Partnership

Gwynn Hughes is the Director of the Massachusetts Afterschool Partnership, a public-private partnership dedicated to improving resources and quality for after school programming in the Commonwealth. Prior to heading the Partnership, Ms. Hughes served in the Secretariat of Health and Human Services for Massachusetts, overseeing multi-agency projects to benefit low-income children and families. Ms. Hughes has served in state government in a variety of capacities, including serving as Chief Operating Officer for the former child care agency, the Office of Child Care Services. Ms. Hughes holds a J.D. from Northeastern University, and a masters in music from the University of Virginia. [Source: http://www.pearweb.org/conferences/pear/fourth/panels.html]