I am pleased to announce that the Martha Jones Principal Search Committee has selected
three candidates to move to the finalist round. We have invited each of the three finalists
to spend a day in Westwood this week.
I want to invite you to a parent forum where you can meet the candidates and offer your
feedback to me about them. One candidate will visit Martha Jones on each of the
following days: Wednesday, April 11, Thursday, April 12, and Friday, April 13. The
parent forums are scheduled from 8:40 am to 9:10 am in the Martha Jones Library.
Wednesday, April 11
Krista Lucas: Krista is currently completing an administrative apprenticeship at the
Avery Elementary School in Dedham, MA. She was an elementary teacher in the Los
Angeles Unified School District for five years, and earned a Ph.D. in Curriculum and
Instruction from Boston College in 2011.
Thursday, April 12
Maureen Devlin: Maureen is currently the Associate Head of School for the Rio Grande
School (PK-6) in Santa Fe, NM. She worked for the Brookline Public Schools for thirteen
years as a teacher and administrator, and holds an M.Ed. in Organizational Development
from Endicott College, and an M.Ed. in Elementary Education from Lesley College.
Friday, April 13
Donna Tobin: Donna is currently the Principal of the H.H. Richardson Elementary
School in Easton, MA. She was formerly an elementary teacher for the Milton Public
Schools, and holds an M.Ed. in Educational Administration from the University of
I hope you take advantage of this opportunity to become involved in the principal search
process. It is an important step in shaping the future of the Martha Jones Elementary
School. Thank you.
John J. Antonucci