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Superintendent Search

Screening Committee Mission

The Barre Unified Union School District Board charges the Superintendent Candidate Screening Committee with the authority and responsibility to conduct the initial superintendent screening process. This process shall start following the receipt of the Secretary of Education's permission to begin the search process and shall conclude with recommending finalist candidates to the full board. The Screening Committee shall strive to present up to three licensable candidates to the full board that meet the search criteria established by the board. The Screening Committee shall provide information on the finalist candidates’ experience, specific skills, and related background details to the Board following completion of the initial screening process. The full Barre Unified Union School District Board retains authority to hire the new superintendent.

Target Completion Dates

  1. December 15, 2021 - Screening Committee completes its work
  2. 2nd week of January 2022 - Staff & Community Forums with the remaining finalist(s)
  3. 3rd week of January 2022 - Remaining finalist(s) are interviewed by the BUUSD Board


  1. November 22, 2021 - 5:30 PM (Search committee will be formed and future meetings will be scheduled)
  2. December 8, 2021 - 4:00 PM (Select candidates for interviews and finalize interview questions)
  3. December 13, 2021 - 4:00 PM (Candidates interview and selection with screening committee)
  4. December 15, 2021 - 7:30 AM (Tentative: Candidates interview and selection with screening committee)

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Committee Membership

The Screening Committee shall be constituted of the following positions:

  • Carol Marold - Director of Human Resources (Committee Chair)
  • Josh Allen - Director of Communications (Committee Secretary)
  • Grace Isham - SHS Student
  • Ronald Saldi - SHS Student
  • Brenda Waterhouse - SHS Principal
  • Erica Pearson - BTMES Principal
  • Pierre Laflamme - BCEMS Principal
  • Jamie Evans - Director of Facilities
  • Ben Matthews - BEA President
  • Rachel Van Vliet - BEA Vice President
  • Gina Akley - Board Member
  • Sarah Pregent - Board Member
  • Sonya Spaulding - Board Member
  • Giuliano Cecchinelli - Parent
  • Terry Reil - Community Member