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Weston Names Finalist for School Superintendent

Colleen Palmer, superintendent of the Monroe Public Schools, was named the finalist for Weston's superintendent position, the Weston Board of Education announced Friday.

"The board would have preferred to have announced Dr. Palmer's successful candidacy following the completion of the necessary due diligence. However, the rapid, unintended spread of information in Monroe has made Dr. Palmer's status as our finalist common knowledge there," Louis D. Brey, director of human services, said in the statement.

Palmer's candidacy is subject to a satisfactory site visit, background check and formal appointment by the board.

"We are very excited to have identified Dr. Palmer as our finalist. Dr. Palmer is an experienced and dynamic educational leader, and we are fortunate to have such an outstanding candidate for Superintendent," said Philip Schaefer, chairman of the Board of Education. "We are looking forward to the successful completion of our due diligence and Dr. Palmer's official appointment."

Former Weston Superintendent of Schools Jerry Belair left Weston in February after three years in the position.

What changes, if any, would you like to see the new superintendent make? Leave your comments below.

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