August 7, 2020

Joanne Beekley Appointed as Assistant Superintendent of Schools

The Chester, Deep River, Essex, and Region 4 Boards of Education are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Joanne Beekley to the position of Assistant Superintendent of Schools. Beekley most recently served as the Principal of Essex Elementary School for the past eight years. She has been an integral part of the leadership team within the Region 4 Schools at the district level.  Beekley is an experienced administrator who has established positive relationships, while making excellent student centered decisions.

Beekley received her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Central Connecticut State University, as well as her Master of Science degree in Language Arts, and her Sixth Year Certification in Educational Leadership. She completed her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University.

Beekley began her career as an elementary classroom teacher. She went on to teach English Language Learners before becoming a Language Arts Consultant.  She has been in administration since 1995. The interview committee was very impressed with Beekley’s knowledge and understanding of curriculum and instruction, professional development, and her administrative background, in addition to her commitment to excellence for all students. Beekley has a strong commitment to the Chester, Deep River, Essex, and Region 4 Schools. She has built strong positive relationships within her school and the community at large. The administrative team has enjoyed a long-standing relationship with Beekley in her role as principal, and look forward to working together with her as the Assistant Superintendent.

Beekley resides in Higganum with her husband. We look forward to her beginning as Assistant Superintendent of Schools on July 1st, 2012.

The Chester, Deep River, Essex, and Region 4 Boards of Education are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Joanne Beekley to the position of Assistant Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Beekley most recently served as the Principal of Essex Elementary School for the past eight years. She has been an integral part of the leadership team within the Region 4 Schools at the district level. Dr. Beekley is an experienced administrator who has established positive relationships, while making excellent student centered decisions.
Dr. Beekley received her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Central Connecticut State University, as well as her Master of Science degree in Language Arts, and her Sixth Year Certification in Educational Leadership. Dr. Beekley completed her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University.
Dr. Joanne Beekley began her career as an elementary classroom teacher. She went on to teach English Language Learners before becoming a Language Arts Consultant. Dr. Beekley has been in administration since 1995. The interview committee was very impressed with Dr. Beekley’s knowledge and understanding of curriculum and instruction, professional development, and her administrative background, in addition to her commitment to excellence for all students. Dr. Beekley has a strong commitment to the Chester, Deep River, Essex, and Region 4 Schools. Dr. Beekley has built strong positive relationships within her school and the community at large. The administrative team has enjoyed a long-standing relationship with Dr. Beekley in her role as principal, and look forward to working together with her as the Assistant Superintendent.
Dr. Beekley resides in Higganum with her husband. We look forward to Dr. Beekley beginning as Assistant Superintendent of Schools on July 1st, 2012.

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