May 5, 2021

Dr. Matthew Maré Named New Assistant Principal of Seekonk's Hurley Middle School

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Seekonk — Superintendent Rich Drolet is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Matthew Maré as the new Assistant Principal of Seekonk's Dr. Kevin M. Hurley Middle School.

Dr. Maré will formally begin his new role on July 1. He will replace George Kelleher-Bianchi who will assume his new role for the district as Director of Student Services on July 1 as well.

A search committee led by Principal Alexis Bouchard, inclusive of middle school staff, considered approximately 20 applicants for the position of assistant principal. Following interviews with the search committee, Dr. Maré was forwarded by Principal Bouchard to Superintendent Drolet as the search committee's top choice.

“Dr. Maré is a collaborator with a growth mindset ready to delve into his new role at Hurley Middle School," Superintendent Drolet said. "Although we will miss him in the classroom, we are excited to welcome Matt to our district leadership team.”

Dr. Maré is a familiar face at Hurley Middle School. He currently works as a seventh-grade social studies teacher at the school; a position he has held since September 2012. In addition to his role in the classroom, Dr. Maré serves on the district’s Educational Equity Committee and has been a curriculum writer for the National Council of History Education.

Dr. Maré holds a Doctor of Education degree in educational leadership from Northeastern University, a master’s degree in secondary social studies education and a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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