"Joyce Edwards sees Wayland as a town that values education, diversity, inclusion and kindness – many of the characteristics to which she holds dear.
But, Edwards, an assistant superintendent in Franklin who spent Monday visiting Wayland, knows she has much more to learn about Wayland and its school system if she's selected as the district's next superintendent.
Edwards said she would "hit the ground listening," including through playground socials, open houses and other events.
Edwards, who has worked for Franklin since 2011 and also has administrative experience in Duxbury and Sharon, is one of four finalists. The other finalists, who are also assistant superintendents in their respective districts, are Sara Ahern of the Holliston Public Schools, Patricia Kinsella of the Lincoln Public Schools and Arthur Unobskey of the Gloucester Public Schools. The committee is looking for a leader to replace Paul Stein, who is retiring at the end of the school year."
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