Region One announces new Super

Melony M. Brady-Shanley


Region One announces new Super

FALLS VILLAGE — Melony M. Brady-Shanley is the new Superintendent for Region One. She will take over from Superintendent Lisa Carter on July 1.

The announcement was made April 17.

The six town school boards and the Region One Board of Education met last week to confirm the appointment. The search committee interviewed eight candidates for the position.

Brady-Shanley is the current superintendent of Winchester Public Schools, and guided Winchester out of state receivership.

Prior to Winchester, she served briefly as Assistant Chief Talent Officer in New Britain. Between 2001 and 2016, Mrs. Brady-Shanley taught, coached, and served as principal at the elementary and secondary levels in the Hartford Public Schools. She also served as an academic specialist in the University of Connecticut’s Educational Leadership program.

Brady-Shanley graduated from Slippery Rock University with a Bachelor of Science in Education, and earned degrees in Educational Leadership and a Superintendent Certificate from Central Connecticut State University. She lives in West Hartford.

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