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Brophy Elementary School Announces Vice Principal

FPS Seal LogoFramingham Public Schools

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

Frank Rothwell, Ph.D. Principal
575 Pleasant Street, Framingham, MA. 01701
Telephone: 508-626-9158  Fax: 508-877-4025


Framingham Public Schools is pleased to announce Ms. Caitlin Long as the new Vice Principal of Brophy Elementary School


Framingham, MA – December 21, 2018: Dr. Frank Rothwell, Principal of Brophy Elementary School, is pleased to announce Ms. Caitlin Long as the new Vice Principal of Brophy Elementary School.  Ms. Long is hopeful to begin working at Brophy by early February. 

Describing the search process, Dr. Rothwell explained, “Ms. Long experienced several rounds of interviews and had the opportunity to meet with our educators, students, central office leaders, and parents.  All stakeholders were given opportunities to provide feedback and all comments were reviewed and considered.  Overwhelmingly, people who met with Ms. Long were impressed with her contagious enthusiasm, strong theoretical knowledge, diverse academic experiences, and eagerness to work with our students.  Throughout her time with us she emphasized the importance of building relationships with children, staff, and students’ caregivers.”

“I am so excited to begin working with Brophy students, teachers, and families and to be joining a school community committed to caring for and educating all children, and one that values bilingualism and multiculturalism,” said Ms. Long. “I am thrilled to begin working alongside teachers, families, and students.”

About Caitlin Long
Ms. Long earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Classics from Boston College, a Master of Education in Secondary Education in History from Boston College, and is presently enrolled in a Ph.D. program concentrating on Curriculum & Instruction in Leadership, Policy, and Educational Change at Boston College.  Ms. Long has extensive experience working with English Learners in multiple capacities as a teacher in the Everett Public Schools, as a facilitator of professional development, and as a researcher at Boston College.  Prior to coming to Brophy, Ms. Long worked for an organization that provides tailored support services for students.  Outside of education, she loves to travel, read, cook, and take advantage of New England summers and winters.

Photo of Ms. Caitlin Long  

About Brophy Elementary School
Brophy Elementary School has a long tradition for high standards and excellence in education.  Highly qualified teachers, an active principal, and involved parents work together to provide a caring, learning environment for all students. The theme at Brophy is ‘Sharing One World’ which provides an emphasis on embracing cultural differences through curricular activities. Students are taught four core values: Be Safe; Be Prepared; Be Respectful; and Be Responsible. For news, updates, and announcements, follow Brophy Elementary School (@brophyelementaryschool) on Facebook and (@brophyschool) on Twitter.

About Framingham Public Schools
The mission of the Framingham Public Schools is to educate each student to learn and live productively as a critically-thinking, responsible citizen in a multicultural, democratic society by providing academically challenging instructional programs taught by highly-qualified staff and supported by comprehensive services in partnership with our entire community. For news, updates, and announcements, follow Framingham Public Schools (@FraminghamPS) on FacebookTwitter, and (@framinghamschools) on Instagram. You can also join the conversation using #FraminghamSchools.

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