2 finalists announced for Boston Public Schools Superintendent

BOSTON — The two finalists for the open Boston General public Educational institutions Superintendent placement ended up declared Tuesday. They are Superintendent of Somerville Public Faculties Mary Skipper and Region 1 Superintendent for Boston Community Educational institutions Dr. Tommy Welch. 

Dr. Brenda Cassellius declared in February that she would be stepping down at the finish of the university yr. She succeeded Tommy Chang who resigned immediately after a few many years.

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Superintendent of Somerville Public Universities Mary Skipper and Location 1 Superintendent for Boston General public Faculties Dr. Tommy Welch. 

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Skipper has been the superintendent in Somerville for 7 yrs. Prior to that, she was the Community Superintendent of Higher Colleges for BPS, in which she oversaw 34 large faculties serving close to 19,500 pupils. 

Welch oversees 15 faculties, serving above 7,000 pupils across Charlestown, East Boston, and the North End as the Location 1 Superintendent. Welch has worked in city schooling for more than two many years. He joined BPS in 2015 just after remaining the principal of a Los Angeles large school.

The public interviews will take put on Thursday and Friday. They will be open by using Zoom and Boston City Tv

The College Committee will meet up with future Wednesday night to vote.