New Superintendent of Schools Named
Posted on 04/27/2018
This is the image for the news article titled New Superintendent of Schools NamedThe Regional School District #12 Board of Education selected Ms. Megan Bennett as their next superintendent of schools.  Ms. Bennett will begin her tenure on July 1, 2018.

“We are confident Ms. Bennett has the skillset and the character traits that will fit perfectly within our regional framework. In a strong applicant pool, Ms. Bennett emerged as our candidate of choice due to her commitment to children, her lifelong love of learning, and her highly successful career as an educator and as an administrator. Ms. Bennett has a deep understanding of K-12 teaching and learning which is illustrated by her work in Southington, Rocky Hill, and Taunton, MA as an elementary school principal and her districtwide leadership work in both Taunton, MA and Hartford, CT.”
-  Anthony Amato, Chairman Region 12 Board of Education.

Ms. Bennett is presently completing her sixth year as the principal of Thalberg Elementary School in Southington.

The hiring process included the community voice represented by 18 focus meetings and an online survey which was available to all stakeholders.  

Dr. Joseph Erardi, of JE Consulting, assisted the hiring committee which reviewed 20 applications for the opening.

Ms. Bennett's resume may be viewed here.

Megan Bennett with Region 12 Board of Education