ORR superintendent releases annual progress report

Jul 6, 2021

First year Superintendent Michael Nelson gave his first annual progress report on Tuesday, July 6 during the Old Rochester Regional School District Joint School Committee meeting.

The report, which assessed the superintendent’s performance according to goals set out last year, was well received by the respective school committees of Marion, Mattapoisett, and Rochester.

“Every step along the way he created for us a beautiful portrait of what his leadership could be,” said Sharon Hartley of the Rochester School Committee. “A great leader listens and acts on what he or she heard and that is what we’ve seen here.”

Nichole Daniel of the Marion School Committee added that she was glad to see the new central office staff working together this year.

“I think it was a very impressive year,” said Carly Lavin of the Mattapoisett School Committee.

Nelson opened his own presentation by giving his thanks to a comprehensive list of school community members that helped the district navigate the pandemic.

“I’m proud of the work that’s been done this year,” he said.