New Hampshire School Administrative Unit 16
New CMS Principal Selected
For Immediate Release—June 22, 2016
NEW CMS PRINCIPAL SELECTED
Ms. Patricia (Patty) Wons has been selected as the new Principal of the Cooperative Middle School (CMS) beginning on July 1, 2016.
SAU 16 Superintendent Michael Morgan announced today that the Exeter Region Cooperative School Board unanimously approved Ms. Wons for this position during its non-public session on Tuesday evening. This decision was reached after public interviews of the two finalist candidates. Dr. Ronna Cadarette, currently an Assistant Principal at Concord High School, was the other finalist
Ms. Patty Wons is currently the Principal of Windham Middle School and is completing her 24th year of teaching and school administration. She began her professional educational career as a teacher in Silver Spring, MD and subsequently taught in Merrimack, Bedford, and Amherst, NH. In 2010, she became the Assistant Principal of Amherst Middle School and served in that role until taking on her current position in 2015.
Ms. Wons earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and her Masters degree from Plymouth State University.
Superintendent Morgan praised Ms. Wons for her extensive background in curriculum work and her many years of middle school experience. "The Cooperative Middle School is extremely fortunate to have secured Patty Wons as its next principal. She brings a strong academic background and valuable experience to this position. Her dedication to middle school students and her passion for working collaboratively with staff and community will be wonderful assets to CMS."
Ms. Wons lives in Bedford with her husband. They have three adult children. She replaces Mr. Bill Furbush who will move to the SAU 16 central office as an Assistant Superintendent.
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