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Kathleen A. Smith, JD

Superintendent of Schools

Brockton Public Schools

43 Crescent Street

Brockton, MA 02301

 508-580-7511

  

BPS Strategic Plan 
 
August 2014


Superintendent's Entry Plan
May 2014 

   

A longstanding administrator with a depth of experience districtwide, Superintendent of Schools Kathleen A. Smith, JD served as the Director of Community Schools in Brockton for 12 years before being named Superintendent in 2013.  As Community Schools Director, she oversaw all summer and before- and after-school programs, including curriculum development, staff development and program evaluation. She has been employed by the Brockton Public Schools for 36 years, beginning as an elementary school special education and Title I teacher. She has also served as a school adjustment counselor for nine years, as Communities and Schools for Career Success entrepreneur from 1999-2000 and as MCAS manager from 2000 to 2001. Mrs. Smith holds a bachelor’s degree in special education and elementary education from Westfield State College, a master’s degree in guidance counseling from Bridgewater State College and a juris doctorate from New England School of Law.

 

 

“From her work in our schools and with our students and families for over three decades, Kathy has a unique, ground-up knowledge of our school district," said Mayor Linda M. Balzotti, Chair of the School Committee.  "Her proven commitment to the City of Champions and the achievement of all of our students is a tremendous asset. As the first female Superintendent in the Brockton’s history, Kathy serves as a role model for young women across the city, and I look forward to working with her.”

 



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