Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Jewett Street School assistant principal named MSD director of federal projects

Sharon DeVincent has been named Manchester School District’s director of federal projects. She will be responsible for developing and supervising federal funding opportunities to enhance education for all students across the city.

DeVincent was assistant principal at Jewett Street School, a position she’d held since 2013. Prior to that, she arrived in Manchester as the Title I reading supervisor at Hallsville Elementary School. From 2005-2011, DeVincent was a classroom teacher in Florida at the elementary and high school levels. She holds Master of Science degrees in reading education and instructional technology and has several professional certifications. DeVincent is working toward a Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership.

As director of federal projects, DeVincent will seek out and recommend opportunities for Manchester to participate in educational grants, entitlements, and funding allocations. She will work closely with schools, administrators and faculty in planning the use of funds available through various federal programs. Another responsibility will be to supervising professional development opportunities for faculty related to federal projects.

DeVincent replaces Polly Golden, who became principal at Wilson Elementary School in September.The assistant principal position at Jewett Street School will be filled shortly. 

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