PLAINVILLE — Steven LePage, currently principal of Plainville High School, has been named assistant superintendent for Plainville Community Schools. LePage will replace Dr. Maureen Brummett, who was recently named superintendent of the Plainville school district.
LePage, who has been an educator for more than 20 years, began his career as a special education teacher at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center School in Newington, Connecticut, and in the Transitional Education Program in East Hartford, Connecticut. He then held several positions in the Wolcott school system, where he served as a special education teacher, as well as the director of adult education, special education department head, and assistant principal of Wolcott High School. LePage began as principal of Plainville High School in July 2010.
During his tenure at Plainville High School, LePage served on a number of committees including the Technology Implementation Committee, the district’s Strategic Planning Committee, Twenty First Century Skills Committee, the district’s Professional Development Committee, and more. Among his achievements while serving as Plainville High School’s principal, LePage designed and implemented the high school’s Curriculum & Activities Showcase, secured grant funding for the school’s state of the art STEM Lab and FIRST Robotics Team, and instituted a comprehensive Professional Learning Community model to improve student outcomes.
LePage also serves on several state level committees including the Connecticut Administrative Evaluation Revision Committee, the Connecticut Association of Schools Volunteer Recognition Banquet Committee, and more. LePage is a fellow for the LEAD Connecticut Policy & Practice Fellowship and was a delegation member of the Chinese Bridge Delegation in Beijing, China.
LePage holds a bachelor of science degree and sixth year professional certification in Educational Leadership from Central Connecticut State University, as well as a master of education degree from the University of Hartford, and completed the Executive Leadership Program certification at the University of Connecticut.
“Mr. LePage is an amazing principal and will be an even better assistant superintendent. Our district is lucky to have him,” said Plainville Board of Education Chair, Andrea Saunders.
“Plainville is fortunate to have such high quality leaders, ready to step up into key roles. Superintendent Dr. Maureen Brummett and Assistant Superintendent Steve LePage will make an incredible leadership team. The school district is in the best possible hands,” said Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Jeffrey Kitching.
“Mr. LePage has provided outstanding leadership for the staff and students of Plainville High School for the past six years. I look forward to our work together on behalf of the entire Plainville school community,” added Brummett.
LePage was named the candidate of choice at a special Board of Education meeting held on April 8th; he will begin as assistant superintendent in Plainville on July 1st.
“Plainville is an amazing town with a school system that is second to none. My sincere thanks to our Board of Education for their approval of my promotion to assistant superintendent and for their demonstrated faith in my abilities as a leader. I look forward to working in partnership with Superintendent Brummett to provide clear and consistent leadership to the district. Together, we will do everything we can to ensure the continued success of district personnel and all students,” noted LePage.
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