Tag Archives: Superintendent of Schools

Former East Providence Superintendent of Schools Dr. John DeGoes passed away unexpectedly this week.

DeGoes is remembered as consummate educator

DeGoes is remembered as consummate educator

EAST PROVIDENCE — The unexpected passing of former East Providence Schools Superintendent John DeGoes earlier this week was a jarring blow to many in the community, especially those who were closely allied with him during his two stints guiding the school department. Dr. DeGoes, 77, was Superintendent of Schools in East Providence for the first


Mercer officially takes over East Providence School Superintendent reins on March 25

EAST PROVIDENCE — Kim Mercer will officially take charge of the East Providence School System as the new superintendent on Monday, March 25, School Committee Chairman Joel Monteiro has confirmed. Mr. Monteiro and the rest of the five-member committee last week formally approved Ms. Mercer’s hire as the new superintendent of schools, ending an 18-month


East Providence School Committee approves Mercer as new superintendent

EAST PROVIDENCE — As expected the East Providence School Committee approved the hire of Kim Mercer as the new superintendent of schools at its meeting Tuesday night, March 12, setting the stage for the Budget Commission to give its formal nod on the hire in two weeks. Ms. Mercer comes to East Providence after spending

East Providence Schools Superintendent Kim Mercer is requesting the Budget Commission approve the hiring of a permanent Director of Pupil Personnel for her department.

East Providence School Committee likely to offer initial approval to new superintendent

EAST PROVIDENCE — At its Tuesday, March 12, meeting, the East Providence School Committee is expected to give initial approval to the hiring of J. Kimberly Mercer as new Superintendent of Schools. The measure is on the Committee’s Tuesday night docket and is likely to be passed. With the Budget Commission having served notice of