WOODBURY – Region 14 Superintendent of Schools Dr. Anna Cutaia has announced the hiring of Alyce Misuraca is the new Principal of Bethlehem Elementary School.
In a letter emailed to Region 14 parents and guardians on Saturday, Cutaia said Misuraca will start her new position on August 20.
Outgoing Bethlehem Elementary School principal Susan Ruddock announced her retirement in May.
Misuraca holds a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, Master of Science in Educational Leadership, and a 6th Year certificate in Special Education. Misuraca has nearly 20 years teaching and teacher leadership experience.
Misuraca comes to Region 14 from Naugatuck Public Schools where she has served as teacher, Assistant Principal in Residence, and as Lead Teacher/Instructional Coach. Misuraca describes herself as an approachable leader who values relationships, collaboration and a culture that supports the ongoing improvements of teaching and learning.
In other Region 14 hiring news, Declan Curtin is the new Director of Athletics and Dean of Students at Nonnewaug High School.
Curtin came to Region 14 from Bridgeport Central High School, where he was a history teacher and the head coach of the boys soccer team.
A Fairfield native, Curtin was an All-State soccer player at Fairfield High School, where he later taught and coached.
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