Parents’ Q&A with Principal Finalists

The Principal Selection Advisory Committee has chosen three finalists for the position of the Zervas principal.

Diana Beck is the principal of the Stall Brook Elementary School in Bellingham.  Previously, she served as a Program Coordinator in the Brookline Public Schools and as a teacher at the Williams Elementary School in Newton.  Diana graduated from Boston College where she earned Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorate Degrees.  

Barbara Brown is currently the principal of the Lilja Elementary School in Natick.  Previously, she was the principal at the Johnson Elementary School in Natick.  Barbara also served as an elementary school principal in Derry, NH.  Earlier in her career, she was a school psychologist/learning resource specialist in Merrimack, NH.  Barbara has a Bachelor’s from Boston University, and a Master’s and Doctorate from Boston College.  

Ellen Quirk is the assistant principal at the Bowman Elementary School in Lexington, MA.   Ellen has also taught 4th and 5th grade in Lexington, Andover and Acton.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree from Vanderbilt University and a Master’s from Lesley University.
You are welcome to join the candidates at the times and dates indicated below.  We encourage feedback from all stakeholders, as we come to the conclusion of this very important decision-making process for Zervas.  Thank you very much and I will continue to keep you informed.

David Fleishman
Superintendent of Schools

 Schedule for finalists’ visits to Zervas 

8:35 a.m. Finalist meets with parents: Monday, February 27, 2012

Ellen Quirk

8:35 a.m. Finalist meets with parents: Tuesday,  February 28, 2012

Barbara Brown

8:35 a.m. Finalist meets with parents: Thursday, March 1, 2012

Diana Beck

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