Superintendent of Schools: Discussion, Selection, and Processes Related to Contracting
The School Committee, on roll call, voted unanimously to enter into disucssions to select the the next superintendent.
The School Committee, by a ballot vote of 5-2, selected Dr. Brenda Cassellius as the next superintendent of schools.
Dr. Hardin Coleman voted for Brenda Cassellius
Mr. Michael O’Neill voted for Brenda Cassellius
Dr. Lorna Rivera voted for Marie Izquierdo
Ms. Jeri Robinson voted for Brenda Cassellius
Mr. Quoc Tran voted for Brenda Cassellius
Vice Chairperson Alexandra Oliver-Dávila voted for Marie Izquierdo
Chairperson Michael Loconto voted for Brenda Cassellius
By roll call, the Committee then agreed to enter into contract negotiations with Dr. Cassellius for the position of superintendent of schools. Dr. Rivera abstained. All others voted yes.
Adjourn to Executive Session: The School Committee will adjourn to executive session for the purpose of discussing strategy in preparation for negotiations with the superintendent-designate, a non-union employee. The School Committee will not return to public session.