Wesley Principal Will Lead Wilson Middle School

Joseph A. Cassella has been principal of Wesley Elementary School in Middletown since 1998 — he'll assume his new position on Aug. 1. Sylvia Webb, retired principal of Spencer, will be interim principal at Wesley.

The has appointed Joseph A. Cassella principal of Woodrow Wilson Middle School effective Aug. 1.

Cassella has been principal of Wesley Elementary School in Middletown since 1998. Prior to that, he was assistant principal at Cromwell High School from 1994-98; and from 1985-94, he was an elementary and middle school teacher in Southington.

Board of Education Chair Gene Nocera said, “I am extremely pleased that Joe Cassella will be assuming the principalship of Wilson Middle School. Joe is a terrific educator and outstanding educational leader. We are truly fortunate to have him on our leadership team.”

Sylvia Webb, retired principal of Spencer Elementary School in Middletown, will be serving as interim principal at Wesley Elementary School while the Superintendent and Board of Education conduct a search to replace Cassella.

Middletown Mom June 27, 2012 at 01:27 AM
This district couldn't have found anyone better able to lead Woodrow Wilson. Wesley will miss him but we're very proud of Mr. Cassella and we know that he will rise to the challenge.
Middletown Parent June 27, 2012 at 02:49 AM
Congratulations Joe, you are the perfect choice. Wesley will miss u you dearly. Sylvia, welcome back, Wesley is lucky to have you as the interim.
Tanya June 27, 2012 at 11:34 AM
We will miss you dearly Mr. Cassella and hopefully my daughter will get to have you for a principal again in the future.
Judy June 27, 2012 at 01:42 PM
Congratulations Joe!! You will be perfect for Wilson!! We will miss you dearly at Wesley but you will ALWAYS be part of our Wesley family!!! Wesley is lucky to have Sylvia Webb as interim. Welcome!! You will love our staff!!!


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