LETTER TO THE EDITOR: School Committee Invites Residents To Get Involved In Superintendent Search

Dear Residents,

The search for a new superintendent of schools is well underway. A very important part of the process is to solicit community input about the attributes, experiences and desired goals for a new superintendent. This will be of valuable assistance to the School Committee and the Screening Committee as they interview the candidates.

Dr. Carolyn Burke, a search consultant with the New England School Development Council (NESDEC), will meet with interested staff, parents, community members and town officials in focus groups. Please see the dates and times listed below. All Wilmington citizens are welcome to attend and to participate. No previous sign-up or registration is required.

Date: Monday, November 27, 2017
Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Location: WHS Large Group Instruction Room
Invited Groups: Boutwell Early Childhood Center Teachers & Support Staff, Wildwood Early Childhood Center Teachers & Support Staff, Wilmington Middle School Teachers & Support Staff

Date: Monday, November 27, 2017
Time: 3:30pm-5:00pm
Location: WHS Large Group Instruction Room
Invited Groups: Wilmington Public Schools Administrators, Central Office Staff

Date: Monday, November 27, 2017
Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm
Location: WHS Large Group Instruction Room
Invited Groups: Parents

Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm
Location: WHS Large Group Instruction Room
Invited Groups: Parents

Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm
Location: WHS Large Group Instruction Room
Invited Groups: Wilmington High School Teachers & Support Staff, Shawsheen Elementary School Teachers & Support Staff, Woburn St. Elementary School Teacher & Support Staff, North Intermediate School Teachers & Support Staff, West Intermediate School Teachers & Support Staff

Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm
Location: WHS Large Group Instruction Room
Invited Groups: Community/Town Officials

Additionally, if you are unable to attend one of these sessions, the consultant would be pleased to receive your comments in writing. Please direct them to: Dr. Carolyn Burke, NESDEC, Wilmington Superintendent Search, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752: Email: search@nesdec.org (include “Wilmington Superintendent Search” in the subject) Phone: 1(508)481-9444

Wilmington Public Schools wants and values your opinions. We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to participate.

Sincerely,
The Wilmington School Committee

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