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Hingham School Committee Announces Its Superintendent Selection

Dr. Margaret Adams

January 5, 2022 – The Hingham School Committee is pleased to announce that it has voted unanimously to enter into contract negotiations with Dr. Margaret Adams as the next Superintendent of the Hingham Public Schools. Dr. Adams will succeed Interim Superintendent Dr. Gary Maestas for the 2022-2023 school year.

Dr. Adams is currently the Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning at Melrose Public Schools. Dr. Adams has been with Melrose Public Schools for the past ten years, eight as the Assistant Superintendent and two as the Director for Curriculum. Dr. Adams has also served as Director of Literacy for Malden Public Schools and Department Head for Bilingual/ESL Services for Brockton Public Schools.

The Superintendent Search Committee began its search in September 2021 with twenty applicants. After two rounds of public interviews and visits to each of Hingham’s schools, Dr. Adams was moved forward by the School Committee on Tuesday, January 5th, 2022. “The Committee was impressed with Dr. Adam’s student-focused vision, collaborative leadership and mentoring skills, and enthusiasm for creating a positive school culture. We are excited to welcome Dr. Adams to our community.” – Kerry Ni, Hingham School Committee Chair.