Chief School Officer, School Budget, Human Resources, Residency, Supervision and Evaluation of District Administration, etc.
Superintendent Rebecca Kidwell joined the Seekonk Public Schools in June 2023. Ms. Kidwell served as Assistant Superintendent of Rockland Public Schools from 2021 until 2023. Prior to serving in the Rockland Public Schools district, she held several positions within Braintree Public Schools including Director of Technology and Accountability; Interim Director of Curriculum and Technology; Director of English, Reading and English Learner Education; and English teacher. Ms. Kidwell received a Master of Education degree in organizational management from Endicott College, a master’s degree in teaching English from Boston University, and a bachelor’s degree in English from Oberlin College. A lifelong learner and educator, Ms. Kidwell spends her time outside of school enjoying music, theater, and youth sports with her two teenage children.
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, his wife and son live in Somerset.
Financial management for the School District including budget, payroll, purchasing, accounts payable, grant management, gifts, and collection of fees. Oversight of Pupil Transportation, School Food Services and Facilities.
Dr. Ryan McGee joined the Seekonk Public Schools in July 2023. Dr. McGee most recently worked in the Stoughton Public Schools as the Administrator of Educational Technology. In this role, he worked with, maintained, and supported the District's financial systems among his many other responsibilities. In addition to his work with the public schools in Stoughton, Ryan worked as the Town of Stoughton's Information Technology Director. He has also served as Old Rochester Regional School District & MA Superintendency 55's Technology Director, Barnstable Horace Mann Public Charter School's Technology Director/Building Administrator, and Saint Francis Xavier Preparatory School's Technology Coordinator. He received his Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership from Northeastern University and holds additional degrees from Johnson and Wales University and Bridgewater State University.
Special Education, English Language Learning, 504
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.
Technology and Digital Learning
Trisha Leary, Director of Technology and Digital Learning
Ms. Trisha Leary is entering her first year with the Seekonk Public Schools as the Director of Technology and Digital Learning. Ms. Leary has spent the past 24 years working in education, during which time she has consistently championed the effective use of technology to supplement instructional practices for both students and teachers. Trisha has most recently worked for the Dartmouth Public Schools as the District Instructional Technology Specialist. Prior to serving in this position, Trisha also held the positions of Instructional Technology Specialist and classroom teacher for Grades 4-6.