SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

Local News

April 5, 2013

School chief finalists named in Ipswich

(Continued)

Hart has been the assistant superintendent for the Pentucket Regional School District, which includes Groveland, Merrimac and West Newbury, since 2005. He was previously a high school principal in Leominster and Maine and a teacher at Andover High for seven years, according to the search committee.

“As assistant superintendent, he has focused on teaching and the learning process, as well as developing professional learning communities committed to student improvement,” said Sarah Player, co-chairwoman of the search committee.

Last year, Hart was a finalist for Hamilton-Wenham superintendent but was passed over for Michael Harvey, who was then the principal at Belmont High.

Viccaro, who grew up in Essex, has been superintendent of Regional School District 13 for nine years. Before that, she was director of student services, special education coordinator and special needs teachers “for a total of an additional 19 years,” according to the search committee.

“During her tenure at RSD 13, she has implemented a full-day kindergarten with no increase in the district budget; created the Middlesex Transition Academy, an innovative program with Wesleyan University; upgraded the systems technology effort; and completed four building projects,” Hopping said.

This week, Viccaro announced her resignation effective at the end of June, according to multiple news outlets citing a press release from Kerrie Flanagan, chairwoman of the Board of Education. No reasons for her resignation were given.

Staff writer Jonathan Phelps can be reached at 978-338-2527 or by email at jphelps@salemnews.com. Follow him on Twitter at JPhelps_SN.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Local News

AP Video
Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast New Sanctions on Key Sectors of Russian Economy Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating
Comments Tracker