Georgetown Public SchoolS

Excellence and equity for every child

REMINDER. The Georgetown School Committee is currently searching for the next Superintendent of Schools, who will begin serving on July 1, 2023. To help the Committee with this most important decision, it is seeking individuals to serve on an advisory Preliminary Screening Committee to review applications, interview semi-finalists and recommend finalists to the School Committee. Click arrow on right to read more.

The Screening Committee will be comprised of eleven (11) individuals representing various groups as follows:

· 3 Parents – one from each level (Elementary, Middle, High)

· 3 Teachers – one from each level

· 1 Central Office Administrator

· 1 Central Office Support Staff Member

· 1 Building Principal

· 1 Community Member

· 1 School Committee Member

This important task will require Screening Committee members to commit to the following meeting schedule. It is extremely important that members are able to commit to all dates and be present for all semi-finalist interviews. Only those present at all interviews will be able to take part in the selection of finalists to send to the School Committee.

Wednesday, February 15 at 6:30PM – Meeting with Search Consultant from the Massachusetts Association of School Committees (MASC), receive charge from the School Committee, arrange to receive candidate materials and begin to formulate interview questions.

· Wednesday, March 1 at 6:30PM – Select semi-finalists

· Monday, March 6 at 6:30PM – Interview semi-finalists

· Tuesday, March 7 at 6:30PM - Interview semi-finalists

· Wednesday, March 8 at 6:30PM - Interview semi-finalists

· Thursday, March 9 at 6:30PM – Interview semi-finalists

· Monday, March 13 at 6:30PM – Interview semi-finalists

· Tuesday, March 14 at 6:30PM – Interview semi-finalists and select finalists

If you are interested in serving as a parent representative or community member on the Preliminary Screening Committee, please submit a letter of interest to the School Committee by Friday, February 3 at 5:00. In your letter, please identify the group that you wish to represent and outline your qualifications for the Committee. Applicants should have the ability to work as part of a team and have a strong interest in the Georgetown Public Schools. Committee members must commit to keep the proceedings completely confidential.

Please address letters of interest to Michael Hinchliffe, School Committee Chair, and submit them to with the subject line Superintendent Screening Committee. The selection of the Screening Committee members will be announced at the School Committee meeting on Thursday, February 9, 2023.

On behalf of the Georgetown School Committee, thank you, in advance, for your participation in this very important process.

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Superintendent's Office
Perley Elementary School
51 North Street,
Georgetown, MA 01833
(978) 352-5777

Regular Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:00 am
to 4:00 pm