Superintendent Search Information 

Search Committee Members

Jennifer Boudreau, Teacher/Parent Representative

Shawn Cadime, Seekonk Town Administrator

Mark Davis, Parent Representative

Beth Eklund, Parent Representative

Bridget McNamara, Confidential Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent and School Committee/Parent Representative

Meaghan Mahoney, School Committee Chair/Parent Representative

Danielle Margarida, Parent Representative

Tammi Miller, Teacher Representative

Kristin Nelson, Teacher Representative/SEA Representative

Diana Siliezar-Shields, Parent Representative

Kim Sluter, School Committee Member/Parent Representative

Zachary Waddicor, Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning

Dr. William V. Whalen III, Principal of Seekonk High School

Superintendent Search Timeline

April 14 Deadline for applications

April 25 Search committee selects semifinalists for interviews

May 1 - 5 Semifinalists interviews

May 8 Finalists announced at School Committee meeting

May 18 Finalist Site Visit in Seekonk/School Committee Special Meeting - Finalist Interviews

May 22 School Committee Votes on New Superintendent

July 1 Tentative start date for new Superintendent of Schools

Finalist Information

Dr. Marlene DiLeo

Dr. Marlene DiLeo is currently the Superintendent of the Ware Public Schools.  She has been Superintendent since 2014.  Prior to serving as Superintendent, Dr. DiLeo was the Principal of Ware Junior/Senior High School and the Stanley M. Koziol Elementary School.  Dr. DiLeo worked for the Holyoke Public Schools from 2000 to 2008 serving as an Elementary Principal, Assistant Principal and District Health Education Coordinator.  Dr. DiLeo holds four degrees from the University of Massachusetts - Amherst.  She earned her Doctorate of Education in Educational Policy and Leadership in 2011.  In addition, she has degrees in Educational Leadership, Exercise Science and Physical Education/Health.

Rebecca Kidwell

Rebecca H. Kidwell is currently the Assistant Superintendent for the Rockland Public Schools.  She has been in the role since August 2021.  Prior to her work in Rockland, Ms. Kidwell spent twenty-three years working for the Braintree Public Schools.  In Braintree, Ms. Kindwell served as a Middle School and High School English Teacher, Director of English, Reading and EL Education, Interim Director of Curriculum and Technology and Director of Technology and Accountability.  Ms. Kindwell has a Masters Degree in Organizational Management from Endicott College and a Master of Arts Degree in Teaching English from Boston University.  She also has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio.

Dr. Andrea Schwamb

Dr. Andrea Schwamb is currently the Assistant Superintendent for the Wareham Public Schools.  She has been in this position since 2014.  Prior to her role as the Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Schwamb was a Principal and Assistant Principal and teacher in the Falmouth Public Schools for fifteen years. Dr. Schwamb also served as Assistant Principal in Duxbury for one year.  Dr. Schwamb earned her Doctorate of Education  from Northeastern University in 2013.  She also has a Masters Degree from Salem State University and Bachelors Degree from Lesley University.  

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