New principal named
Colchester - posted May, 31 2013
COLCHESTER- Anne Watson has been named Colchester Elementary School's new principal. With 13 years experience as an elementary school administrator and eight years of elementary teaching experience, Ms. Watson has a deep understanding of and appreciation for the importance of building strong educational foundations for all children. An alumna of Trinity College, with graduate degrees in educational leadership and instructional technology, Ms. Watson is a current doctoral candidate at the University of Hartford. She has served as an adjunct professor at St. Joseph College and the University of New Hampshire. The principal selection process was rigorous, including interviews by a committee of parents and staff members and a site visit to the school where she is currently a principal, Thompson Brook School in Avon. Ms. Watson spent an afternoon in Colchester, touring CES and meeting with faculty, students, and families. She then made a presentation and had her final interview with the Board of Education, before being offered a contract by Superintendent Mathieu.