RMS Names New Principal

After several months of searching for the right candidate, Superintendent Doug White named Dr. Moira Smith Rodgers the new principal of Rochester Memorial School.

“Dr. Rodgers brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in the areas of curriculum and instruction,” said White in a press release issued last week.  “In addition, she has a reputation of being a strong communicator who prides herself on forming positive relationships with all stakeholders.”

Prior to accepting the position in Rochester, Dr. Rodgers served as the Director of Curriculum & Instruction for Falmouth Public Schools. She also served as a teacher for grades 4 and 6 in Falmouth.

Dr. Rodgers began her educational career in 1994 as a teacher in the Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School District.  She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Sociology from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst. Shortly after, she received her Master’s Degree in Education from Boston College.  In January 2012, she earned her Doctorate of Education from Northeastern University. She also has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.

“I am confident that this selection will bring the leadership, stability and continuity that will allow the Rochester Memorial School community to continue to prosper and grow,” said White in a press release.

Dr. Rodgers will assume her duties as principal on Wednesday, August 1.  She currently resides in North Falmouth.

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