MASSENA -- The Massena Central School District has narrowed its search to two candidates for the superintendent of schools position.
Lisa Grenville is a K-12 supervisor for the St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES in the Potsdam region. She has also worked for the St. Lawrence Central School District, including three years as director of special education, a year as director of instruction, a year as high school principal and five years as elementary principal. Her experience also includes working for one year as a regional professional development specialist for Clinton-Essex-Washington-Warren BOCES and seven years as a special education teacher for the Malone Central School District. Grenville has worked in education since 1992, her first position was with Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES as a special education teacher, which she held for five years.
She received her bachelor’s and master’s degree in special education from SUNY Plattsburgh and holds an education administration certification from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.
Dr. David J. Glover is currently the Superintendent of Schools for the Morristown Central School District, having held the position since July 2009. He has past experience including three years as high school principal at the Hornell Central School District and assistant principal for one year each at Horseheads High School and Saratoga Springs High School.
He also has classroom experience, two years teaching social studies at Mount Morris High School four years at Wayland-Cohocton High School. His education career began in 1997 teaching English at Reid Ross Middle School, Fayetteville, N.C.
Glover earned his doctorate of education in educational leadership with a concentration in curriculum and instruction online from the University of Phoenix. He was certified in education administration by SUNY Brockport. He holds a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Ithaca College and a master’s degree in international studies from St. John Fisher College.
Each candidate will hold a community forum in the high school auditorium, Grenville on Jan. 21 and Glover on Jan. 23. Each event will run from 6 – 7:30 p.m. Each will spend the day meeting with district stakeholders, including teachers, administration, students and non-instructional staff, prior to their public forum.
In September, St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES Superintendent Thomas Burns said he anticipates the decision to be made by March 3.