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Framingham Public Schools Shifts Dates in the Search for the Principal of Stapleton Elementary School

Framingham Public Schools
Robert A. Tremblay, Ed.D., Superintendent of Schools

Rochelle Santos, Media & Communications Manager
Framingham Public Schools 

Framingham Public Schools Shifts Dates in the Search for the Principal of Stapleton Elementary School

Stapleton Community Members are encouraged to participate and to provide essential input in selecting the right leader for Stapleton.

February 4, 2021 (Framingham, MA) - On January 19th Framingham Public Schools began the search process to hire a Principal for Stapleton Elementary School. The previous press release outlined the process and engagement opportunities for the Stapleton community.

The District is actively pursuing volunteers to join the Screening Committee, as well as, to gather input on the criteria and priorities to be considered when seeking candidates. The timeframe for the search has been updated and is reflected below. While we recognize it is a big time commitment, these are important steps to ensuring community involvement in selecting the right leader for Stapleton.  Parents, Guardians and Staff members are encouraged to apply to join and can reference email communication from Ms. Maurao for the Google Form link. You can also contact Inna London, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources, with any questions.

If you applied to be on the Screening Committee before and want to remain, you can simply notify Inna London of your intent. Otherwise, please complete this survey. All submissions and emails of interest must be received by Wednesday, February 10, 2021.

The Search and Hiring Process - Revised Dates:

Round 1: Initial Candidate Selection Screening Committee: Members who serve on the Screening Committee of Round 1 of the process will be asked to establish key characteristics of a Stapleton Principal and then review resumes and applications. They will recommend 8-10 candidates who will proceed to Round 2 of the process. The Screening Committee will consist of 4 parents, 4 teachers, and 4 administrators. 

DATES: Monday 3/1 4:30pm-8:30pm | Tuesday 3/2 4:30pm-8:30pm | Monday 3/8 4:30pm-8:30pm | Tuesday 3/9 4:30pm-8:30pm | Wednesday 3/10 4:30pm-8:30pm 

Round 2: Stakeholder Screening Committee Interviews: Four screening committees of each stakeholder group (parents, teachers, school-based administrators, and Central Office administrators) will each conduct 30 minute interviews with the selected candidates from Round 1 and rate their performance. No more than 10 individuals will make up each stakeholder group. Candidates will also be asked to complete a writing assignment. At the end of Round 2, ratings will be tallied, and 5-7 candidates will proceed with the process.

DATES: Wednesday 3/3 4:30pm-8:30pm | Thursday 3/4 4:30pm-8:30pm | Monday 3/22 4:30pm-8:30pm | Tuesday 3/23 4:30pm-8:30pm | Wednesday 3/24 4:30pm-8:30pm | Thursday 3/25 4:30pm-8:30pm

The job is posted and open for applications. Apply Now.

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