Permanent Superintendent Search: Update #4

Dear Weston School Community,

Next week brings opportunities to learn more about our three permanent superintendent finalists, with the final appointment being made at a special Monday, December 4th meeting of the School Committee. 

On Wednesday, November 29, 2023 from 7:00 PM – 9:15 PM our finalists will be asked questions submitted by the community over zoom. You can still submit questions until 11:59 PM this evening, please use this form

You are invited to watch live, so that you can submit candidate feedback when the forum concludes. 

The order of appearance will be: 

  • Allison Borchers: 7:00 PM – 7:45 PM
  • Karen Zaleski: 7:45 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Dave Thomson: 8:30 PM – 9:15 PM  

You will also be able to view the recording on Weston Media after the event.  

On Friday, December 1, 2023 starting at 8:30 AM, the School Committee will meet at Case House to interview the three finalists, commencing the meeting by sharing reference checks and feedback from the community, teacher and administrator forums. This meeting is open to the public in person and over zoom. Weston Media will be recording the interviews. 

The order of appearance will be: 

  • Dave Thomson: 9:30   AM – 11:00 AM
  • Karen Zaleski: 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM
  • Allison Borchers: 2:00  PM –  3:30   PM

On Monday, December 4, 2023 starting at 7:00 PM at the Amy Potter Center in the Middle School, the School Committee will meet to deliberate and decide who should be offered an appointment as our next permanent superintendent. You are welcome to join us in person, watch live over zoom, or wait for the Weston Media recording. We will announce our decision via one last community-wide email. 

Remember this Monday, November 27, 2023 is a professional development day. Our faculty, staff and administrators will have a special opportunity to meet each of the candidates prior to their regularly scheduled professional development session. A separate communication will be going out about Monday. For our non-employees please enjoy the longer Thanksgiving break with your families. 

With appreciation,  

Ken Newberg and Maija Cirulis-Gooch

Chair and Vice Chair

Weston School Committee