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East Providence Schools Superintendent candidate Mercer answers questions at public forum

East Providence Schools Superintendent candidate Mercer answers questions at public forum

EAST PROVIDENCE — A confident, articulate J. Kimberly Mercer answered about a dozen questions Wednesday night, Feb. 27, at a public meeting where she interacted initially with members of the East Providence community for which she may very well serve as the next Superintendent of Schools. School Committee Chairman Joel Monteiro delivered the predetermined questions


East Providence Schools cost-saving plan gets condensed, more concise

EAST PROVIDENCE — Proposed cost-saving measures in the East Providence School Department precipitated by the Budget Commission and the State Department of Education have been updated in a more concise manner, according to new School Committee Chairman Joel Monteiro. Mr. Monteiro said the proposals developed by Interim School Superintendent Dr. John DeGoes were recently streamlined


Budget Commission officially commences process of finding permanent school superintendent

EAST PROVIDENCE — Often the subject of discussion in recent weeks and months, the search for a new East Providence School System superintendent picked up pace when the Budget Commission voted at its meeting on Dec. 13 to officially form a search committee. Commission Chairman Diane Brennan told her counterparts she held talks on the

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East Providence School Department seeks new curriculum director

EAST PROVIDENCE — At its bi-weekly meeting held Thursday, Nov. 29, in City Hall, the East Providence Budget Commission received news from Interim School Superintendent Dr. John DeGoes about the impending departure the department’s curriculum director Elizabeth Salzillo. Dr. DeGoes informed the Commission Ms. Salzillo’s last day in the position would be Friday, Nov. 30.


Exodus of East Providence School administrators continues with Salzillo’s departure

EAST PROVIDENCE — The exodus of administrators from within the East Providence School Department ranks continued recently as Director of Curriculum Beth Salzillo submitted a 30-day notice of her impending departure. Ms. Salzillo, who was among those being considered for the newly-created but as of yet unfilled Director of Education position in the city department,