In February 2023, Dr. Connolly announced her intent to depart the superintendent role to pursue other opportunities. Shortly thereafter, the School Committee initiated a search for an interim superintendent. This page provides information for the School Community about the search effort. 

Updates From School Committee Chair

Interim Superintendent Candidates

On April 3, 2023, the School Committee announced the following candidates as finalists for the interim superintendent position: Mr. John Gibbons, current Weston Middle School Principal; Mr. Paul Peri, current Weston High School Principal; and Dr. Karen Zaleski, current Hopkinton Director of Student Services.


Timing (2023) Activity
Feb. 17 Dr. Connolly announces intent to depart superintendent role
Feb. 20 Job requisition  for interim superintendent position posted
Mar. 3 Applications due for interim superintendent position
Early March Community input obtained through forums, written statements, email messages, and online surveys; School Committee forms screening subcommittee 
Mid to late March Screening subcommittee reviews applications and conducts interviews with preliminary candidates
April 3 Screening subcommittee announces finalists 
April 5 School Committee conducts face-to-face interviews with finalists
April 10 Candidates participate in Zoom forum with school community
April 12 School Committee conducts initial deliberation about finalists
April 14 School Committee conducts final deliberation and votes on whom to extend offer
Late April School Committee negotiates agreement with selected candidate
July 1
Interim superintendent begins tenure

School Community Input

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School Committee Update Regarding WEA Contract Negotiations

Dear Weston School Community, We are writing to update you…
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Weekly Update #4 on Interim Superintendent Search

Dear Weston School Community, Last night on behalf of the…