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FPS Announces Ms. Alana Cyr as the Next Principal of Potter Road Elementary School


Framingham Public Schools

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

Rochelle Santos
Media and Communications Manager

Farley Building, 19 Flagg Drive
Framingham, Massachusetts 01702
Telephone: 508-782-6099

For Immediate Release

Framingham Public Schools Announces Ms. Alana Cyr as the Next Principal of Potter Road Elementary School

Monday, April 24, 2023 (Framingham, MA) - Dr. Robert A. Tremblay, Superintendent of the Framingham Public Schools, is pleased to announce Alana Cyr as the next Principal of Potter Road Elementary School, effective July 1, 2023. 

“I was fortunate to spend quality time with Ms. Cyr during her visit at Potter Road Elementary School,” offered Dr. Tremblay, Superintendent of Framingham Public Schools. “Like many members of the Potter Road community, I was impressed with Ms. Cyr’s warm and enthusiastic interactions with students and staff as well as with her evidenced commitment to elementary education throughout her career. We look forward to working with Ms. Cyr towards a seamless transition for the school community and supporting her efforts to onboard a Vice Principal at Potter Road Elementary School as this is a process that Ms. Cyr will facilitate in her role as building principal.”

Ms. Alana Cyr

Ms. Cyr brings with her decades of experience as a leader. Currently the Principal of the Fannie E. Proctor Elementary School in Northborough, MA, Ms. Cyr was an Assistant Principal and a Special Education Teacher and Liaison at the Florence Sawyer School in Bolton, MA. She has also been an Education Coordinator for Grades K - 7 at the Doctor Franklin Perkins School in Lancaster, MA. Ms. Cyr received her Bachelor of Science and Masters in Moderate Disabilities from Fitchburg State College in Massachusetts.

“It is with great enthusiasm that I join the Potter Road School and Framingham Public Schools,” shared Ms. Alana Cyr. “I am eager to meet the students, faculty, and families, as I enter into my new role on July 1st.  It is evident that the Potter Road School is a proud and caring community, with a focus on recognizing and celebrating the strengths of all students.  Over the course of the upcoming school year, I look forward to establishing collaborative partnerships that will continue to support students, staff members, and families.”

The District is grateful to Principal Larry Wolpe for his dedicated years of service to the Framingham Public Schools and the Potter Road community.

This information was also shared with the Potter Road community and is available on the FPS website in English, Spanish, and Portuguese: 

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