Tiano Named Acting Superintendent
Assistant Superintendent Dr. Frank Tiano will be acting superintendent through Nov. 13.
The School Committee Friday voted to name Dr. Frank Tiano acting superintendent of Sshools through Nov. 13. Tiano is currently the assistant superintendent.
Tiano recently celebrated his 10th year of service in the Chelmsford School District, according to a press release issued by the School Committee. Tiano lives in Chelmsford and holds a bachelor's degree from Bentley College, a master's from Simmons College, and a doctorate degree from UMass Lowell.
"Dr. Tiano's experience, commitment to excellence ineducation, and his love of Chelmsford will make this a smooth transition and the School Committee looks forward to working with him in his new role," said School Committee Chairman Kathy Duffett in a press release.
The appointment of Tiano follows the sudden resignation of third-year superintendent, Dr. Donald R. Yeoman.
Yeoman's last official day as superintendent will be Nov.13, though he is using vacation days through then. His last actual day in the office will be Friday, Sept. 24.
"We have anexcellent administrative team in place who will smoothly guide our district through this transition period," Duffett said.
The School Committee will meet over the next few weeks to develop a plan of action to replace Yeoman, according to the press release.
"We're not going to rush a decision. We're going to gather information and carefully look at all options," said Duffett. "Because of our excellent team of educators and administrators, we are able to take our time to ensure a decision is made that is in the best interest of our schools and the Chelmsford community, for today, tomorrow, and years to come."