Superintendent Search: Superintendent Selected

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The School Committee held a special meeting Monday night, topics included the budget and voting for the next Hopkinton School Superintendent to take over for the retiring Dr. Cathy MacLeod. The new Superintendent will officially start on July 1st 2018. The official announcement from the School Committee is below.

"The Hopkinton School Committee is pleased to announce that they have selected Dr. Carol Cavanaugh as the next Superintendent of Schools for Hopkinton, pending successful contract negotiations. Dr. Cavanaugh is currently the Assistant Superintendent in the Hopkinton Public Schools.

Dr. Cavanaugh was selected from a pool of 27 applicants, through a rigorous process including: first round interviews by a 15 member, cross-community screening committee; public interview and public forum; district tour and site visit in Hopkinton; writing samples; and extensive reference checking.

The School Committee is grateful to the students, staff, administrators, parents, community members and town leaders who participated in the process, as well as to HCAM for filming all of the public events."