July 23, 2019

Mr. George Kelleher-Bianchi named Assistant Principal of Dr. Kevin M. Hurley Middle School

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Seekonk, MA – Superintendent Dr. Rich Drolet is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. George Kelleher-Bianchi as Assistant Principal of the Kevin M. Hurley Middle School. Mr. Kelleher has worked for the past four years as a special education teacher-leader at the Dedham Middle School. Prior to that, he taught at the Alternative Learning Center at the O’Donnell Middle School in Stoughton.

“We share a similar vision of leading a safe and supportive school where all students can succeed, and teaching and learning will thrive through collaboration,” said current Assistant Principal Ms. Alexis Bouchard. Bouchard will be Principal of Hurley Middle effective July 1, 2019. “I was very impressed with Mr. Kelleher’s research he had done about our school and his well-articulated responses that were in the best interest of students and staff. It is with confidence that I believe Mr. Kelleher will be dedicated to the HMS community and will work diligently in continuing to move HMS forward.”

Mr. Kelleher was one of thirty-nine candidates who applied for the position. Ms. Bouchard chaired a search committee consisting of nine members representing faculty, staff, and parents. Eight were initially interviewed for the position. Two finalists received second interviews with Ms. Bouchard and Mr. Kelleher was selected as the finalist to interview with Superintendent Drolet.

Mr. Kelleher earned his Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Special Education from Bridgewater State University and his Bachelor of Arts in History/Bachelor of Science in Education Degree from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams. His employment with the Seekonk Public Schools will begin on July 1, 2019.

Dr. Rich Drolet, Superintendent of Schools
Seekonk Public Schools

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