Hull Public Schools announced two administrative promotions this week that will change the leadership structure at Jacobs Elementary School next year.
Superintendent Judith Kuehn said Jacobs Principal Christine Cappadona will leave her current position to become director of curriculum and district-wide assessment. Vice-Principal Kyle Shaw will replace her as the senior elementary school post.
Cappadona has worked in Hull for 22 years, starting as a fourth grade teacher and serving as vice principal before being promoted to principal in 2015. In her new role, she will develop staff training, analyze student data and develop a school-wide intervention. and enrichment programs for students.
“I have seen tremendous growth in Hull Public Schools over my 22 years and look forward to building on the strong foundation that our staff and administrators have worked hard to implement across the district,” Cappadona said. “I am excited to serve as an instructional leader supporting district initiatives at all three schools, collaborating with district staff, and providing leadership to ensure equity for all students to achieve their full potential. potential.”
Shaw began his career in Hull Public Schools in 2008 as a physical education teacher. He also served as the attendance supervisor and sexual harassment grievance officer for the elementary school, which has 60 staff and 385 K-5 students. Additionally, he is the founder of the South Shore Surf Camp, the first of its kind in Massachusetts.
“It is a sincere pleasure to be able to continue my work at Jacobs Elementary in my new role as Principal,” Shaw said. “I am so fortunate to have been able to observe Christine Cappadona as Principal and am excited to put what I have learned into my new role and continue to serve the students and families of the Jacobs Community.”
Cappadona holds a bachelor’s degree in business and management accounting from Regis University and a master’s degree in elementary education from Fairfield University. Shaw holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Salve Regina University, a master’s degree in elementary education from Lesley University, and has completed the Higher Education Leadership Program at Curry College.
“We are delighted to have Ms. Cappadonna and Mr. Shaw begin their new positions with Hull Public Schools,” Kuehn said. “Appointing them to their positions supports the district’s goal of employing and retaining motivated staff who are always striving for excellence and committed to providing a better educational environment for all of our students.”
– Christophe Haraden