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Three Finalists Named For Superintendent Job In New Bedford

The process of hiring a new School Superintendent in New Bedford started with 36 candidates.  Now, its down to three. 


tsm – Dr. Dana Mohler-Faria

Search Committee Chair Dr. Dana Mohler-Faria last night presented the names of three finalists to the School Committee.

They are : Dr. Steve Zrike, the Chief of Elementary Schools in Chicago, Dr. Kriner Cash, Superintendent of Schools in Memphis, Tennessee, and Dr. Pia Durkin, current Supt. In Attleboro, Mass.

Dr. Mohler-Faria says all three finalists are proven education leaders, and that’s important for New Bedford….

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Later this month, all three candidates will spend one full day in New Bedford, visiting schools and meeting with parents and students, and taking part in a public interview with the School Committee.

The Committee hopes to hire a new Supt. at its  March 11 meeting.

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