On Monday (2/6/23), the Newton Superintendent Search Committee announced three finalists for the position of superintendent for the Newton Public School district. The candidates selected as finalists, listed in alphabetical order, include:
- Thomas Anderson, Superintendent, New Bedford Public Schools
- Peter Light, Superintendent, Acton-Boxborough Regional School District
- Anna Nolin, Superintendent, Natick Public Schools
Please note: on Wednesday, February 8, 2023, Superintendent Peter Light withdrew his name from consideration.
Candidates will visit the district the week of February 13, 2023, to meet with administrators, educators, and staff, and to visit some schools. Each candidate will participate in a virtual community forum in the early evening and will end their day interviewing with the Newton School Committee.The candidate visit/interview schedule is as follows:
- Wednesday, February 15, 2023 – Superintendent Anna Nolin
- Thursday, February 16, 2023 – Superintendent Thomas Anderson
The community is invited to submit proposed questions to be asked during the forum. Not all questions submitted will be asked, but the School Committee will ask as many as possible. The community is welcome to login and listen to the forums. Please submit questions via this form:
Each community forum begins at 5:30 p.m. on the day of the candidate’s visit. The community is welcome to login to listen to the forums via these links:
The School Committee will interview the candidates beginning at 7:00 p.m. on the day of the visit. Interviews will take place at the Education Center at 100 Walnut St. The community is welcome to attend in-person. Interviews will not be live-streamed, but will be recorded for viewing after all candidates have completed their interviews.
Following the community forums and interviews, the community is welcome to submit feedback on each candidate via these links:
Full resumes and background information can be found in this folder:
Please contact the Newton School Committee with any additional questions or comments.