Brian Forget

Superintendent of Schools

Purpose of Position:

  • To act as the district’s chief executive
  • To advise the School Committee on all matters pertaining to the district’s responsibilities
  • To prepare policy documents and issue regulations
  • To ensure that the district has a strategic plan
  • To recruit, appoint, develop and discipline district staff
  • To monitor and report on the performance of the district
  • To prepare and monitor the implementation of the operating budget and the capital program
  • To ensure that the district has an effective emergency plan in place
  • To ensure that the district is in compliance with relevant federal and state statutes and regulations
  • To develop and maintain a safe and positive climate across the district
  • To maintain positive working relationships with the communities served by the district and other agencies that serve the interests of children and families
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Kimberly Croteau

Assistant Superintendent

Purpose of Position:

  • To act on behalf of and represent the Superintendent of Schools as may be necessary from time to time.
  • To provide leadership and support for the identification and implementation of best practice in teaching and learning, and in the assessment, recording and reporting of student progress
  • To supervise the efforts of district-wide coordinators and specialists
  • To provide support for improvement planning and the monitoring of school and district performance
  • To provide leadership of processes for the evaluation of staff, and the improvement of schools and the district
  • To act as advisor to building principals on all academic matters
  • To coordinate the development of professional development programs
  • To coordinate and oversee district wide instructional technology programs
  • To lead the winning and management of federal, state and other grants in support of district programs
  • To keep abreast of current research and new developments that may be of assistance to the district, the  improve student achievement, and the development of the whole child
  • To act as the District Title IX and Civil Rights Officer, including the management of all requirements and compliance
  • To provide leadership, support, coordination and oversight of Title 1, Section 504, English Language Learner s(ELL), Early Childhood, and Special Programs

Michelle Cresta

School Business Administrator 

Purpose of Position:

  • To manage the development and implementation of the School Committee’s operating budget, and to recommend in-year adjustments as may be necessary.
  • To provide leadership and support for the district’s business office and its central services in providing efficient and high quality services to service clients and the School Committee.
  • To ensure that the district’s fiscal practices are in compliance with statute, regulations, and best business practices.
  • To act as advisor to principals on all financial, operational, and personnel matters.
  • To provide leadership, support, coordination and oversight of central services provided by the district office including:
  • Facilities and Grounds
  • Transportation
  • Food Services
  • To act as the district’s Human Resource Officer, including oversight of processes for the hiring and termination of personnel, and maintaining an overview of the personnel needs of the district.
  • To prepare and oversee the district’s capital program.

Michelle Cresta

David Magee

Administrator of Special Education

Purpose of Position:

  • To establish procedures and exercise supervision over the identification, referral, assessment, and evaluation of students in need of special services.
  • To evaluate existing programs, recommend changes as required, and provide leadership in establishing new programs as needed.
  • To develop budget recommendations and maintain expenditure controls for all special education services.
  • To perform duties of special education administrator, as described in 603 CMR 28.00 state regulations.
  • To act as advisor to building principals, monitoring compliance with federal and state statutes and regulations, district expectations, and the quality of services.
  • To remain current with legislation and information impacting special education services and transportation.
  • Evaluate and review placement of students in out-of-district schools, hospital placements and home tutoring programs.