Principal Search Update – Finalist Meeting Next Tuesday

Thoreau Principal Search Update from Kelly McCausland:
The interview committee interviewed six candidates.  From that pool, two candidates were selected as finalists by the interview committee. Superintendent Diana Rigby then interviewed both finalists.  One of the finalists later decided to withdraw.  


The remaining finalist, Angel Charles, has been Principal of the Dennis C. Haley K0-7 school in Boston since 2011.  Prior to that she was an assistant principal and instructional support and leadership coach. Angel was also a a fifth grade teacher and a Donovan Scholar at Boston College.  Angel is the recipient of the 2013 Comcast NBCUniversal Leadership Award.


Several members of the interview committee along with Diana Rigby will visit Angel’s school this Friday. Angel will then visit Thoreau on Tuesday, February 10th.   Parents and school committee members will have an opportunity to meet with Angel from 9:15-10:15am on Tuesday, February 10th in the Cafeteria.  Parents will have an opportunity to ask questions.  Light refreshments will be provided by the PTG.