MacLeod's contract is for three years and will begin monthly visits to the district immediately.
Cathy Mac Leod
Monday, March 4, 2013
Friday, March 1, 2013
Cathy Macleod will start her three-year contract with the Hopkinton School Department on July 1.
The Hopkinton Public School Department has announced that the School Committee signed a contract with Cathy MacLeod to lead the district for the next three years. MacLeod will be the fourth superintendent in as many years and will be the permanent replacement for Jonathan Landman who resigned last May. MacLeod will be paid an annual salary of $170,000 during her first contract. Although MacLeod will be finishing the year as the Assistant Superintendent of the Easton Public Schools, she will begin the transition process by visiting the district monthly prior to her start date. This will help her get aquinted with the district but will also allow MacLeod to assist in the selection of a new High School Principal and a new Center School …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Hopkinton Selectmen Brian Herr says the Superintendent Search Committee worked hard to achieve their goal and hire Cathy MacLeod.
Dear Editor, Last week the Hopkinton School Committee selected Cathy MacLeod to serve the citizens of Hopkinton as the next Superintendent of Schools. Their decision followed a very thorough process I was pleased to participate in, along with several other Hopkinton residents, as a member of the Superintendent Search Committee. The Superintendent Search Committee reviewed dozens of resumes, pared the list of candidates down to those that met specific qualifications articulated by the community, interviewed each of the semi-finalists over several nights, scored those interviews numerically, and finally, voted a slate of candidates to move forward to the School Committee. Thereafter, the School Committee conducted further interviews, …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Last night the Hopkinton School Committee discussed their ideas for the next leader of the district.
After weeks of interviews and months of preparation, the Hopkinton School Committee has voted to enter contract negotiations with Cathy MacLeod. MacLeod is currently the Assistant Superintendent at Easton Public Schools and previously worked as an elementary principal in Pembroke. According to School Committee members, MacLeod will bring a willingness to learn and a vision that will compensate for her lack of superintendent experience. "Initially I was unsure because Cathy had not been a superintendent yet," Jean Bertschmann said. "Then I went on the site visits and saw how much she worked hand-in-hand with the Superintendent." The discussion was quickly narrowed down to a choice between MacLeod and Interim-Superintended Stephen Hiersche…