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   Aug 21 2014 at 06:30 PM
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   Aug 21 2014 at 06:30 PM
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   Sep 16 2014 at 06:30 PM
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   Sep 18 2014 at 07:00 PM
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   Sep 30 2014 at 06:30 PM
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                       Appointment of New
            Deep River Elementary School Principal

The Deep River Elementary School Board of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Christian Strickland to the position of Principal at Deep River Elementary School. Christian Strickland has most recently served as the Assistant Principal at Griswold Elementary School in Berlin, Connecticut for the past four years.
Prior to his experience as Assistant Principal, Mr. Strickland was a Math Instructional Specialist for two years. Mr. Strickland began his career in education as a third and fourth grade teacher in Maryland and then in the Berlin Public Schools. Mr. Strickland has been recognized as a Teacher of the Year, and nominated for the CAS Assistant Principal of the year. Outside of school, Christian is an avid swimmer and enjoys participating in Spartan Races.
Mr. Strickland completed his Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary education, his Master of Science Degree and his Sixth Year Degree in Educational Leadership, all from Central Connecticut State University.
The Deep River Board of Education and Search Committee were very impressed with Mr. Strickland’s knowledge, commitment to excellence, integrity, sense of humor, and enthusiasm for elementary school students, families, and the Deep River community. The Board of Education unanimously endorsed Mr. Strickland on Thursday May 15th, at their Board of Education meeting. We are confident that Mr. Strickland will provide excellent leadership for the students at Deep River Elementary School.
Mr. Strickland resides in Middletown with his family. He will begin his tenure in the Deep River Public Schools on July 1st, 2014. We are looking forward to Mr. Strickland becoming an integral part of our leadership team in his new role as Principal of Deep River Elementary School.

Ruth I. Levy, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools
Chester, Deep River, Essex, and Region 4