Executive Director


Maritza A. Juliao is the Executive Director for Crispus Attucks Children’s Center, and has served this role for the past seven years. Maritza holds a Master's degree in Early Childhood Education 0-8 years old, and a Bachelor’s degree in Mental Health with a minor concentration in Human Services from American International College and Springfield College. Maritza brings a wealth of experience in both fields. Prior to, Maritza held the Director of Education position for the program and worked for 18 years at the Dimock Early Head Start/Head Start program as the Site Manager.


Maritza began her career in the Education field after her second year in college. Maritza has worked with many children and youth for the communities of Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, Hyde Park, Roxbury and Dorchester as a youth advocate, baseball coach and mentor since 2001.

"Love and respect underlies everything we do. Crispus Attucks is fully committed to improving and sustaining the very best quality of life for each child, family, staff member, and our community at large. Crispus Attucks demonstrates these values through our emphasis on a clean and safe learning environment, the accessibility of our teaching staff, and through our clear, open, and consistent communication with our families and our community; communication which personifies integrity, transparency, and compassion."   

~ Maritza Juliao, Executive Director