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Superintendent of Schools Announces Appointment of Mullen-Hall and East Falmouth Elementary Principals

Dr. Lori Duerr, Superintendent of the Falmouth Public Schools, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Rose Moran as the Principal of the Mullen Hall School and Mr. Paul Goodhind as the Principal of the East Falmouth Elementary School. These candidates were selected from a very talented pool of applicants with input from administrators, staff, and families.

Ms. Moran will be following in the footsteps of Principal Ashworth who will be retiring at the end of the school year. Ms. Moran is well known to the school community as she currently serves as their Assistant Principal. Ms. Moran joined the Falmouth Public Schools in 1980 after completing her Bachelor of Science in Special Needs and Elementary Education from Bridgewater State University. She later earned her Master of Science in Early Education from Wheelock College and earned her CAGS in Educational Leadership from Fitchburg College in 2006. Ms. Moran is familiar with the traditions of the “Makos” and their successful practices. She will work with Principal Ashworth for a smooth transition in leadership that will begin July 1, 2020.

Mr. Paul Goodhind comes to Falmouth from South Hadley, MA where he is the Principal of the Mosier Elementary School and Interim Principal at Michael E. Smith Middle School. Mr. Goodhind is an experienced principal with sixteen years in administration. He will take leadership of the East Falmouth Elementary School on July 1, 2020 following the departure of Dr. Dale. Mr. Goodhind received a Bachelor of Science at Westfield State College. In 1994 Mr. Goodhind received his Master of Science in Educational Leadership and Supervision from North Carolina State University. Mr. Goodhind brings to Falmouth the vision and skills to create authentic student-centered learning environments. He is known for creating a collaborative and positive school climate for students, educators and families.

Please join us in congratulating Ms. Moran and Mr. Goodhind to our Falmouth School Community and sending best wishes to Principal Ashworth and Dr. Dale!