New Superintendent Entry Plan

In May of 2021, the district's Board of Directors voted unanimously to hire Dr. Monica Henson as MSAD17's new superintendent beginning July 1st.
Dr. Henson comes to us via New Hampshire SAU #44, where she was the Interim Superintendent serving the communities of Northwood, Nottingham and Strafford.
Dr. Henson's career in education began as a high school English teacher in 1985 in Georgia. Her professional career also includes serving as the Deputy Superintendent of the Georgia Dept. of Juvenile Justice, Regional Director of Education Services in Georgia and Florida, Principal of the Macon County School District, North Carolina, and Dean of Curriculum and Instruction at Woodstock Academy in Connecticut.  She holds a Master' degree in Education from Seton Hall University and an EdD from Nova Southeastern University.
Please see below for Dr. Henson's "Entry Plan" into the district.