Talented and Gifted (TAG) Latino Program

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Staff

Picture of Tito Lugo

Tito Lugo, MEd, is currently the TAG Latino Program Coordinator. He holds a bachelor of arts with a specialization in music education from the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico, and a Master of Education from Cambridge College in Massachusetts. He also has continued advanced courses through the University of Puerto Rico. While in Puerto Rico, Tito worried about the lack of funds for public school music education programs. In response, he successfully developed a research project titled, “A guide to establish a collaborative support system to develop music education projects with the assistance of a non-profit organization.” The project’s approach to funding was tested in a low-income school of the Vega Baja School District with positive results. Due to his achievements, the Department of Education of Puerto Rico, promoted him to be the General Arts Supervisor at the Center for Academic Development at the Morovis Education Regional Office. In 2009, he decided to move to the Boston area, where he has collaborated as a teacher with the Boston Public Schools, Boston Symphony Orchestra, and The Talented And Gifted Latino Program.