I graduated from Suffield High School in Suffield, CT. I attended Boston College for undergrad where I majored in elementary education. I have a master’s degree from Harvard Graduate School of Education in Reading. I then attended the Massachusetts’ Elementary School Principals’ Association to obtain my certification as an administrator. In 2014, I earned my doctorate in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University
Before coming to Concord, I was the Assistant Superintendent in Duxbury. There, I worked very closely with the high school administration, teachers, parents and students. It was a pleasure to have high school students serve on a number of committees so they could be part of the decision making. Before Duxbury, I was an elementary school principal and teacher.
It has been a great few months getting to know the schools over the summer. I am thrilled that September brought students and teachers to get to know as well. I enjoy being in classrooms and being part of the events of the school.
I am most excited to learn more about the wonderful things happening here. I know of many great activities and opportunities but have not yet experienced them or seen them first hand.
My immediate plan is to learn and listen. I am not looking to change things right away. I started by meeting with a number of members of the school and community and look forward to doing that for much of the year. My biggest goal is to work on a long term plan for the schools that guides our vision for the next 3-5 years.
I spend most of my free time with my family which includes my husband, two daughters and our black lab, Licorice. My daughters attend Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough. Katie, my older daughter, is a senior. My younger daughter, Erin, is a sophomore. We love to vacation in Disney and Acadia National Park every year. I enjoy mysteries of all kinds and play handbells for fun.