On Monday May 19, the RSU 21 Board appointed Kathryn Hawes of Lyman as Assistant Superintendent beginning with the 2014-2015 school year. Ms. Hawes will replace Sara Zito, who will be retiring on June 30. Ms. Hawes is currently completing her sixth year as the Director of Instructional Support and Assistant Superintendent in the Gorham School Department. Prior to that, Katie served for two years as the Assistant Director of Special Services in Gorham. She has also worked in the Yarmouth School Department as a Special Education Teacher and an Instructional Strategist.
Hawes earned her bachelor’s degree from Wheelock College and she has both a Master’s degree and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies from the University of Southern Maine. She is currently a doctoral candidate at the Muskie School of Public Service.
Katie will begin transitioning to the position for a July 1 start date.