Patrick McCall has served Perkins's Secondary Program since 1989. As the Education Director, he is responsible for the wide range of educational programs secondary-age students, with blindness or visual impairment and may have additional disabilities, require. Patrick began as a teaching assistant in the residential program and went on to become a coordinator of residential living in two different cottages. From there, he became a clinical social worker (1996) and an Assistant Education Director (2006).
Patrick holds a master’s degree in education with a concentration in Educational Administration from American International College and a master’s in Social Work from Boston College. He received a bachelor’s of science from the University of Lowell, where he majored in Industrial Technology. He has taken additional courses in Special Education Law at Northeastern University.
Patrick is certified through the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, as a Special Education Administrator and a Social Work/Adjustment Counselor. He is also certified as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, through the Massachusetts Board of Allied Health.