Supt Scott a finalist in Cleveland

According to this story from, Lowell Superintendent of Schools Chris Scott is one of eight finalists for the school superintendent position in Cleveland. Here’s what the article says about Scott:

Lowell, Massachusetts Public Schools Superintendent Chris Augusta Scott became the superintendent of Lowell public schools in March, 2008. Before that, she was the superintendent of the Norfolk, Massachusetts school system.

Scott had been a finalist in the New Bedford Public Schools superintendent search in early 2008. She holds a Ph.D from the University of South Australia, began her teaching career in her native Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1988, and remained in that 53,000 student district for twelve years.

In 2000, she moved to Massachusetts after being hired by Cambridge to be the principal of a Pre-K to 8 school. After spending two years in Cambridge and one in Wayland as Director of Curriculum and Accountability, Scott became Superintendent of the 1,100 student Norfolk school district in 2004.

Best of luck to Superintendent Scott in her pursuit of this position.