GREENWICH, Conn. -- Outgoing Superintendent of Schools Bill McKersie on Friday appointed a new deputy superintendent for Greenwich Public Schools.
Dr. E. Ann Carabillo, currently the chief academic officer for the Consolidated School District of New Britain, will take over the new position July 1. That is when McKersie is leaving the Greenwich School District to take over the superintendent's position at the Weston Public Schools.
“I am very excited to bring my passion for continuous learning to support the pathways toward success for the students, educators, support staff and community in Greenwich," Carabillo said in a statement released Friday. "I very much look forward to meeting all of you and jointly continuing the good work already underway in the Greenwich Public Schools.”
Carabillo has more than 15 years of experience in school administration and 20 years of experience in a variety of teaching capacities. In this position, she will supervise the K-8 schools, school improvement planning, the summer school program, and the teacher evaluation program, among numerous other responsibilities.
“We have landed a veteran administrator and teacher of diverse expertise (music and special education), known for her dedication to the academic success of all students," McKersie said. "Dr. Carabillo also wins plaudits for her record of promoting the social and emotional well-being of students. Greenwich will benefit from what her colleagues describe as her "insightful, intelligent, passionate and even-keel" leadership style.”
As chief academic officer in the New Britain Public Schools since 2014, Carabillo supervises and evaluates central office administrators and building principals.
From 2011 to 2015, she served as Director of Pupil Personnel Services, overseeing the special education program and related service areas.
While in this role, she received the Outstanding Alumni Educational Leadership Award from Central Connecticut State University, and the Innovative District Leader of the Year Award from the Institute for School Innovation. Before her role as PPS Director, Carabillo served as Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Staff Development for the New Britain public schools from 2006 to 2011. Her experience in education administration began as assistant principal of Pulaski Middle School in New Britain in 2000, where she was promoted to principal in 2002.
Carabillo began her career in education as a preschool to grade eight music teacher with the Windsor Public Schools in Windsor. She also subsequently served as a special education teacher for middle school students in an inclusive setting in the New Britain and Glastonbury public schools.
She received a bachelor's degree in music education from the University of Harford’s Hartt School of Music; a master of science in special education, a sixth year certificate in intermediate administration and supervision in 2000, and a doctor of education degree in 2007 from Central Connecticut State University. In 2012, she received a superintendent’s certification from the University of Connecticut.