Superintendent Anne Smith won’t be leaving the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District anytime soon. At its meeting last Thursday, the Board of Education approved extending Dr. Smith’s contract through July 31, 2019.
“The past two years have provided us with an opportunity to work closely as a learning organization as we focus on the future,” Dr. Smith said in a statement. “I am honored and humbled to be the proud superintendent of the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District. All members of our school community work tirelessly to collaborate and maintain a culture of growth for all.”
Dr. Smith said she plans to continue to work closely with the Board of Education to highlight the district’s accomplishments and emphasize what is important to students, educators, staff, families and community members. This includes collaborating with focus groups to determine what is working best and figuring out what to concentrate on as district enrollment continues to decline, Dr. Smith said.
Dr. Smith, who was formerly the district’s assistant superintendent and elementary school principal, began her role as superintendent in the 2014-15 school year. At the time, she agreed to a three-year contract, which would have expired at the end of the next school year.
Photo: Anne Smith, superintendent for the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo, file)