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Superintendent Appoints Mary Dolan Collette Assistant Principal at Riverside School

Superintendent Appoints Mary Dolan Collette Assistant Principal at Riverside School

Greenwich Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Toni Jones announced today the appointment of Ms. Mary Dolan Collette as assistant principal of Riverside School, effective July 1. Ms. Dolan Collette was named interim assistant principal on November 29, 2023.

“In a short time, Ms. Mary Dolan Collette has proven to be a committed and dedicated administrator at Riverside School,” Dr. Jones said. “The interview committee, consisting of GPS senior administrators, teachers, and parents, were not only impressed with her extensive work experience, but also her passion for the Riverside community. Ms. Dolan Collette and the newly appointed principal, Jason Martín, establish a devoted and passionate administration team. Once again, Greenwich Public Schools continues to be the premiere destination for educators in the region.”

Ms. Dolan Collette has been an educator since 1993, most recently holding the position of elementary program facilitator at Fairfield Public School’s North Stratfield Elementary School for the past six years. Additionally, she served as Fairfield’s summer school principal from 2017 through 2022, supervising staff while focusing on early literacy and summer boost programs. Ms. Dolan Collette began her career in education as a second and third grade teacher at Fairfield’s McKinley and Jennings Elementary Schools and then continuing on as a language arts specialist at those same schools.

“Since I have been at Riverside School, our students, their families, and the entire staff have been overwhelmingly welcoming,” Ms. Dolan Collette said. “There is so much eagerness to create partnerships and to collaborate for the betterment of all of our students. I am excited to start to work with Principal Martín and thrilled for the future of Riverside.”