Lawrence Principal Enza Macri Chosen as Assistant Superintendent

The spot vacated last March by Barbara Senges was awarded this evening to the elementary school leader Middletown Public Schools BOE meeting, after final interviews are conducted.

Update: 9:29 p.m.

The Middletown Press is reporting that The Middletown Board of Education on Tuesday named Principal Enza Marci the new assistant superintendent for the city schools.

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The city Board of Education is expected to announce the associate superintendent of schools at the conclusion of Tuesday's meeting. It is the final central office position remaining unfilled, according to Chair Eugene Nocera.

The spot vacated last March 30 by former Associate Superintendent of Schools , upon her retirement, will be decided upon at this evening's Middletown Public Schools Board of Education meeting, right after final interviews are conducted, according to Nocera.

"Tomorrow we have our interviews for the associate superintendent. It's down to two candidates and the interviews are before the board meeting at 5:30 and 6:15 p.m. Then we're moving right into the board meeting, moving right into executive session," Nocera said.

"At the end of the board meeting to discuss the interviews, we'll come out of executive session by 8:30 p.m. for our vote."

When Joseph A. Cassella was named principal of Woodrow Wilson Middle School effective Aug. 1, that created a vacancy at Wesley Elementary.

"We do have one interim principal at Wesley School," Nocera said, "Sylvia Webb. We will be working on this fall to fill that vacancy. The posting will be up very soon on the position."

took over Aug. 1 as the city's new superintendent of schools after her hiring was announced at the June board of education meeting.

"You will not find anyone who will work any harder on behalf of your students than I will. I promise you that," Charles said at the time.

Since beginning the job, Charles has appeared at the opening on Aug. 3, and will make the rounds this Wednesday with teachers and staff of Macdonough Elementary School, knocking on doors of students and reminding them the 2012-13 school year begins on Aug. 30.

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