Monday, April 30, 2012
Committee to discuss options for finding a new superintendent.
After the School Committee announced last week that they could not agree on contract details with superintendent hopeful Ann Bradshaw, they will discuss how to move forward with the search tonight. Scroll through the attached PDF to see what else will be discussed at the School Committee meeting to take place 6:30 p.m. in the library of Norton Middle School.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
School Committee unable to come to agreement with Ann Bradshaw for contract negotiation.
After multiple negotiation sessions with Ann Bradshaw, the School Committee was unable to come to an agreement on contract specifics. "At this time, the Norton Public Schools will be weighing their options on where to proceed further with this," said Committee Chairwoman Beth McManus. Below are the notes of other things discussed at the School Committee meeting Monday night.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Mashpee superintendent chosen to take over for Dr. Patricia Ansay.
Ann Bradshaw of Mashpee Public Schools has been chosen as the new superintendent for Norton pending contract negotiations. Bradshaw and Susan Cote, of E. Bridgewater Public Schools, came before the Norton School Committee in one last interview Tuesday night. Both fielded tough questions about past experiences in their schools. Bradshaw was asked about an incident where a fifth grader said he hated a class and was going to kill everyone. Because this was the first time the student acted out, the incident was dealt with internally. Police were not notified until a week later when a concerned parent heard what happened. “I had no doubt that this was not a credible threat,” Bradshaw said. She noted however, that from that point on, any similar…
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
To visit school sites of superintendents Susan Cote and Ann Bradshaw.
The three semi-finalists in the search for a new superintendent of Norton Public Schools were brought before the School Committee for interviews Monday night, and two have been selected to go through the next phase. Superintendents Susan Cote of E. Bridgewater Public Schools and Ann Bradshaw of Mashpee Public School made the cut. The School and Superintendent Search Committees will now schedule site visits to their districts. Deniz Savas said candidate James Kelleher, interim superintendent at Scituate Public Schools, missed the mark and did not give a clear answers. Mackie also noted that because he comes from a district with a school built in 1966 he was expecting to hear more about his ideas for preventative maintenance. The School …