District Offices

Dr. Rich Drolet, Superintendent

Request for Records, Residency, District and State

Reports and Data, etc.

Dr. Rich Drolet is entering his 5th year as Superintendent of Seekonk Schools. Prior to joining the Seekonk School Department, he worked as Director of Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment, and Accountability for the Uxbridge Public Schools. A former recipient of Rhode Island's Middle School Principal of the Year, he brings over 20 years of experience in the field of education having held various roles including classroom teacher, assistant principal, principal and district-wide administrator. He holds a doctorate in educational leadership from Johnson & Wales University. Although currently a resident of North Smithfield where he lives with his wife and three sons, Dr. Drolet's familiarity with Seekonk stretches back to his childhood where he attended church at the former St. Mary's Parish in the north end of town and his kids learned to swim in our very own Mayers Natatorium.

Zachary Waddicor, Asst. Superintendent

Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment, Professional Development, Titles I, II, IV, VI, IX, Educator Evaluation, Licensure, Mentoring and Induction, Homeschooling, McKinney-Vento Homeless/Foster Care, etc.

Zachary Waddicor joined the Seekonk Public Schools in 2018 as the Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning. His experience in the field of education runs deep having held jobs as classroom teacher, Associate Principal, Principal, and Director of Curriculum and Instruction. Zach is a former recipient of the Educator of the Year award from the Massachusetts Association for Gifted Education. Zach holds a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from Bridgewater State University and a Bachelor of Education Degree in Elementary Education from Fitchburg State University where he was named the Outstanding Student in the program upon graduation in 2005. Zach and his wife live in Somerset.

Jill Brilhante, School Business Administrator

Bids/RFP's, Employment, Budget, Facilities, Transportation, School Lunch, Grants Management, etc.

Jill Brilhante joined the School Department as the new School Business Administrator on July 1, 2018. She brings over 20 years of work experience in a financial setting, 10 of those years spent working in the field of education. A graduate of Johnson & Wales University, Jill holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. Some of her major responsibilities include School Dept. Budget, School Business Office (i.e. payroll, accounts payable, purchasing, etc.), and oversight of our School Lunch, Transportation, Human Resources and Facilities/Maintenance services.

Colleen Terrill, Director of Technology & Digital Learning

Academic and Administrative Hardware and

Software, 1:1 Initiative, Blended Learning, etc.

Colleen Terrill is entering her third year as Seekonk Public Schools’ Director of Technology and Digital Learning. Prior to this appointment, she worked as a Director of Instructional Technology, as well as an elementary and middle school teacher for Mashpee Public Schools for a total of 20 years. She is a local, national and international presenter for numerous technology conferences and is an associate professor for Fitchburg State University. She holds a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Educational Leadership. She is the mom of two children and resides with her husband in Mashpee.

George Kelleher, Director of Student Services

Special Education, English Language Learning, 504

Accommodations, etc.

George Kelleher is entering his fourth year in the district and was appointed to the position of Director of Student Services as of July 1, 2021. He served as Assistant Principal of the Hurley Middle School for the two years leading up to the July 1st appointment. Ahead of his time in Seekonk, he worked as a Special Educator in the Dedham Public Schools for four years, as an Alternative Learning Center Teacher and ESL Teacher for the Stoughton Public Schools and as a Social Studies Teacher for the Attleboro Evening Diploma Program. He brings a wide range of experience and knowledge in areas including Special Education Law and Special Education Assessment and Response to Intervention planning. He holds a Master’s Degree in both Special Education and Educational Leadership from Bridgewater State University. He resides in Stoughton with his wife.