"Returning to classrooms across the state and region, students have been busy adjusting to the leadership styles of their new teachers – a process many of those same educators have also recently undergone with the leadership in their district.
During the past decade, an average of 55 to 65 school superintendents leave their post each year in Massachusetts. Tom Scott, executive director of the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents, said most school chiefs leave their position to take another superintendency in the state or retire."
"In Franklin, Maureen Sabolinski has served as superintendent for the past eight years. Prior to that, she spent four years as the assistant superintendent and five as the director of special education and student services.
Due to her vast experience in the district, Sabolinski, who is retiring at the end of the year, called her transition to the superintendency “seamless.”
“The work we had been doing as a district continued and under my tenure we continued to evolve to strengthen and expand our academic programs and offer unique opportunities for students in academics, the arts, socially and in athletics,” said Sabolinski."
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|Left to Right: Asst Superintendent Peter Light, Superintendent Maureen Sabolinski, Business Director Miriam Goodman, Asst Superintendent for Teaching and LEarning Joyce Edwards|
The Franklin (MA) School Committee agenda for Tuesday includes the discussion on the search process to replace Superintendent Sabolinski. The most recent meeting heard from two firms and their search proposals. The third candidate search firm is scheduled to present on Tuesday.
- More about the Superintendent search from the prior meeting
- Tuesday (9/13/16) meeting agenda