Carlisle School Committee interviews three superintendent finalists

The Carlisle School Committee held open meetings for each of the three finalists for Carlisle School Superintendent for during the week of February 9. Each candidate spent a day in Carlisle, visiting classrooms and meeting students, teachers and administration staff. A public time for parents and others in the Carlisle community to "meet and greet" each candidate was held from 4 to 5 p.m. on the day of the visit. A public interview by the Carlisle School Committee followed at 7:30 p.m.
The schedule of visits was as follows:
February 9: Marie Doyle
February 11 Richard Bergeron
February 12 Thomas Scott
Members of the search committee will also visit each finalist in his or her school system.
The current Carlisle School Superintendent, Davida Fox-Melanson, will retire effective June 30, 2004, after over a decade of dedicated service to the town. The School Committee, in collaboration with Future Management Systems of Danvers, has been involved in the search process since November. The School Committee appointed a nine-member search committee that studied and discussed the 35 completed applications submitted for this position. Eight individuals were interviewed as semi-finalists before the search committee selected the finalists.
The Carlisle School Committee anticipates appointment of its next superintendent by the February 26.

Ed note: The name of the new superintendent will be posted on this web site within 24 hours of the announcement. The next print issue of the Carlisle Mosquito will be published on February 27.