Dighton Rehoboth Superintendent Search - Announcement of Finalists
January 27, 2022
A Screening Committee, made up of representatives of parents, teachers, students, administrators, and Board members, met on several occasions in January 2022 to review applications and to interview candidates for the position of Superintendent of Schools. Applicants represented a range of experiences and backgrounds and were all very interested in joining the Dighton Rehoboth team. The Screening Committee reviewed the applications and subsequently selected a number of candidates who were invited to meet with the Committee for a preliminary interview. Following the preliminary interviews, the Screening Committee, during its meeting on January 24th recommended the candidates below for further consideration by the School Committee.
The Dighton-Rehoboth Superintendent Search Screening Committee is pleased to announce three finalists for the position of Superintendent. The 3 finalists in alphabetical order are:
Craig J. Levis, Superintendent Coventry Public Schools
Craig Levis has served the Coventry Public Schools in Coventry, RI since 2015 – first as Assistant Superintendent and then transitioning to Superintendent in 2016. Prior to his post in Coventry, Craig was the Director of Special Education for Smithfield Public Schools in Smithfield, RI from 2003-2015.
William M. Runey, Jr., Principal Attleboro High School
Bill Runey is the current Principal at Attleboro High School in Attleboro, MA and has been in that role since 2012. Before coming to Attleboro High School, Bill was the Principal at Bishop Feehan High School in Attleboro, from 2006-2012.
Dr. Andrea B. Schwamb, Assistant Superintendent Wareham Public Schools
Dr. Andrea Schwamb is the current Assistant Superintendent at Wareham Public Schools in Wareham, MA where she has served in that role since 2014. Prior to that, Andrea worked as a Teacher, Assistant Principal and Principal in Falmouth Public Schools in Falmouth, MA from 1998-2014 with a brief 1 year post as Assistant Principal in Duxbury, MA in 2005-06.
The School Committee will conduct interviews with the 3 finalists in February and determine next steps which, in addition to extensive reference checks, may include inviting the candidates to visit Dighton-Rehoboth and a School Committee visit to the candidates’ districts.
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