Stamford, CT - Superintendent Stamford Public Schools (SPS) Earl Kim and the Stamford Board of Education (BOE) are expected to name Angela Thomas-Graves as the head administrator of Adult and Continuing Education, and Dr. Laura Greene as assistant director of Alternative Education Programs, at the regular BOE meeting on August 30, 2016.
“I am pleased to finalize our school and program leadership team with these appointments,” said Superintendent Kim. “Both Angela and Laura bring valuable years of experience in education and administration that will be essential in the success of both our adult education and alternative education programs.”
Thomas-Graves has been serving in the role of head administrator on a temporary basis for the past year. She will continue to oversee all operations of the adult, basic, and continuing education programs and report to the assistant superintendent—secondary.
Thomas-Graves has a nearly 30-year career as an educator, most recently serving as the assistant principal at Stamford High School for 12 years. She earned a bachelor’s degree in International Marketing from Seton Hall University, a Master of Science in Education from the University of Bridgeport, and a sixth-year certification in administration and supervision from Sacred Heart University.
As assistant director of Alternative Education Programs, Greene will provide supervision and oversight to the Alternate Routes to Success (ARTS) program, alternative learning centers, home instruction programs, as well as credit recovery programs, and will report to the executive director of Student Support Services and Special Programs.
Greene has 24 years of experience as a teacher and administrator in Unified School District #1 in Wethersfield, Conn., which provides education in the Connecticut Department of Correction. Most recently she served as principal and districtwide teacher evaluation trainer there. Greene earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and a Master of Science in Remedial Reading and Language Arts from Southern Connecticut State University. She earned her sixth-year certification in administration and supervision from Sacred Heart University and her Doctorate of Education Leadership and Management from Capella University, Minneapolis.