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Last of 3 finalists for Minuteman superintendent-director to meet today

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UPDATED Jan. 18: The last of three finalists for superintendent-director is to meet with stakeholders, Ford Spalding, chair of the Superintendent Search Committee and Minuteman School Committee member from Dover, has announced.

Edward A. Bouquillon plans to retire at the end of June after a successful 15-year tenure leading the district.

A screening committee of faculty, staff, parents and School Committee members has recommended three finalists to the Minuteman School Committee. The finalists are scheduled to visit Minuteman on three consecutive Wednesdays – Jan. 5, 12 and 19 – to meet with and answer questions from students, parents, faculty and staff, and advisory committee members. See Zoom information below.

See background in resumes

The three finalists are Dr. Amy Perreault, assistant superintendent for Minuteman; Dr. Kathleen Dawson, deputy superintendent of Orange County Schools in North Carolina; and Kevin McCaskill, assistant superintendent for the Office of Secondary Schools in the Boston Public Schools. The finalists were first announced at the Dec. 14 School Committee meeting.

Read the candidate’s resumes at minuteman.org/suptsearch 

Each of the three candidates will spend the day at Minuteman on three Wednesdays in January. During their time at Minuteman, the candidates will meet with stakeholders for questions and take tours. On Wednesday, Jan. 26, at 6 p.m., the School Committee will hold a public meeting to discuss and vote on the candidates.

Schedules

Here are the dates the candidates will be at Minuteman:

  • Wednesday, Jan. 5: Perreault;
  • Wednesday, Jan. 12: McCaskill;
  • Wednesday, Jan. 19:  Dawson; and
  • Wednesday, Jan. 26, 6 p.m.: Minuteman School Committee discussion and vote

Here is the schedule for the candidates on the days they will be at Minuteman:

  • 11:15: Candidate arrives at Minuteman;
  • Noon to 12:25: Lunch with student ambassadors;
  • 12:30 to 1:30: Student Ambassador Tour of the Building;
  • 1:35 to 2:15: Tour of the campus with Assistant Superintendent of Operations and Facilities Rich Ikonen;
  • 2:45 to 3:15: Questions from Minuteman faculty and staff (in-person);
  • 5 to 6: Questions from parents, advisory committee members and town officials (virtual meeting over Zoom); and
  • 7 to 9: School Committee interview (in-person).
Zoom Links: Public interviews
Those involved encourage the public to ask questions of the candidates during your designated times. 

Each day will conclude with an interview with the Minuteman School Committee. Members of the public who wish to make comments for the School Committee are to use this feedback form >> All comments will be shared with and reviewed by all School Committee members.

Wednesday, Jan. 5: Perreault 
  • 2:45-3:15 PM: Questions from Minuteman Faculty and Staff
  • Format: In-Person
  • Location: The District Restaurant, Minuteman High School 
  • 5:00-6:00 PM: Questions from Parents, Students, Advisory Committee members, and Town Officials
  • Zoom Meeting Link; Meeting ID: 892 7710 6267; Passcode: 384425)
  • Location: Virtual 
  • 7:00-9:00 PM: School Committee Interview
  • Meeting agenda With Zoom Link; Webinar ID: 854 9160 5361; Passcode: 328508)
  • Location: Virtual 
Wednesday, Jan. 12: McCaskill 
  • 2:45-3:15 PM: Questions from Minuteman Faculty and Staff
  • Format: In-Person
  • Location: The District Restaurant, Minuteman High School 
  • 5:00-6:00 PM: Questions from Parents, Students, Advisory Committee members, and Town Officials
  • Zoom Meeting Link; Meeting ID: 892 7710 6267; Passcode: 384425)
  • Location: Virtual 
  • 7:00-9:00 PM: School Committee Interview
  • Meeting agenda with Zoom link; Webinar ID: 854 9160 5361; Passcode: 328508)
  • Location: Virtual 
Wednesday, Jan 19: Dawson 
  • 2:45-3:15 PM: Questions from Minuteman Faculty and Staff
  • Format: In-Person
  • Location: The District Restaurant, Minuteman High School 
  • 5:00-6:00 PM: Questions from Parents, Students, Advisory Committee members, and Town Officials
  • Zoom meeting link; Meeting ID: 892 7710 6267; Passcode: 384425)
  • Location: virtual 
  • 7:00-9:00 PM: School Committee Interview
  • Meeting agenda with Zoom link; Webinar ID: 854 9160 5361; Passcode: 328508)
  • Location: virtual 

The Minuteman School Committee launched a formal superintendent search process in October. 


Nov. 29, 2021: Minuteman super named leadership academy coordinator

 


This news announcement was published Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, and updated Jan. 4, to add Zoom information.

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