LisaMarie Ippolito has been chosen to be the new principal at the Joshua Eaton Elementary School. Superintendent of Schools John Doherty posted the following on his blog informing the community of the news on Wednesday, April 5:
“The Reading Public Schools is pleased to announce that LisaMarie Ippolito has been appointed as the Principal of the Joshua Eaton Elementary School. Ms. Ippolito is currently the District STEM Coordinator for the Wilmington Public Schools where she has been for the last 16 years. During that time, she has served in the roles of an elementary classroom teacher, a special education teacher, an elementary technology integration specialist, an elementary math coordinator, and a curriculum director. She comes with a very strong knowledge base in curriculum, instruction, assessment, and data analysis. Her leadership style, strong interpersonal skills and knowledge of curriculum and instruction will be an excellent match for the Joshua Eaton Elementary School Community.
Ms. Ippolito will begin as Joshua Eaton Principal on July 1st and will work with Mr. Sprung over the next few months in transition activities.
A special thank you goes out to the entire Joshua Eaton Community for their feedback during this process and to the Joshua Eaton Principal Screening Committee for all of their hard work in identifying four very strong finalists for the position.”
The blog post continued, asking the community to welcome Ippolito to the school and to Reading. Ippolito holds a Masters of Education, Elementary Administration/Principalship from Fitchburg State University which was awarded in 2011. She previously earned a Masters of Education, Special Education and Teaching and a Bachelor of Education, Elementary Education and Teaching from Fitchburg State in 1995 and 1993 respectively.