About Mekka

As a classroom teacher, educator coach, and school administrator, Mekka has demonstrated consistent commitment to positively impact public education over her entire career. She spent five formative years teaching elementary students and once she moved to Malden, coached dozens of elementary, middle, and high school teachers, impacting the educational experience of thousands of students across Massachusetts. These experiences solidified her ... Read More

Why I'm Running

I think we can all agree that families want their children to have a great education. We also know that strong schools help make strong communities. Starting when I was in first grade, every day I hopped on a pre-dawn bus and rode to the opposite side of town where quality schools were available. My parents were constantly on the hunt for excellent educational opportunities for my brother and me. Fortunately, the schools I attended prepared... Read More