The end of the 2018 to 2019 school year also marks the end of 24 faculty members' careers with Andover Public Schools.

“We are deeply grateful for the contributions of all of our retirees,” said Superintendent Sheldon Berman. “Their endless commitment to our students and their collaboration with their colleagues is inspiring to us all. We will miss them and wish them the best with their future plans.”

The principal positions at West Elementary School and West Middle School have already been filled. The other positions are either filled, or will be filled throughout the summer months.

Sean Walsh will take on the position of visual and performing arts program coordinator. Walsh currently serves as the interim director of humanities in the Malden Public Schools where he oversees the world language, social studies, English as a second language, music and art departments.

Below is a list of the retirees:

Glenn Bailey - Instructional Assistant - Andover High School - 11 years, 8 months

Eugenia Buba - Elementary Teacher - West Elementary School - 20 years, 9 months

Janet Cormier - Operations Supervisor - Food Services - 11 year, 7 months

James Costello - English as a Second Language Teacher - Andover High School - 29 years, 5 months

Penny Cox - Instructional Assistant - West Elementary School - 11 years, 3 months

Beth Delforge - Fine and Performing Art Program Coordinator - Andover Public Schools - 5 years, 11 months

Becky Franks - Principal - West Middle School - 25 years

Rosemary Gentile - Speech and Language Pathologist - West Elementary School - 18 years, 9 months

Kathleen Golini - Benefits Specialist - Human Resources - 17 years

Lynne Gorrie - Instructional Assistant - Doherty Middle School - 22 years, 2 months

Patricia Graham - Health Teacher - Bancroft Elementary School - 15 years, 9 months

Cynthia Hanlon - Elementary Teacher -  Bancroft Elementary School - 26 years, 9 months

Diane Krafton - Copy Center Coordinator - Andover Public Schools - 31 years

Bette Jean Krieger - Art Teacher - High Plain Elementary School - 17 years, 4 months

Linda Lacey - World Language Teacher - Doherty Middle School - 13 years, 9 months

Marianne Merritt - English as a Second Language Teacher - South Elementary School - 19 years, 8 months

Tina Morrison - Moderate Special Needs Teacher - High Plain Elementary School - 4 years, 5 months

Linda Phelan - Instructional Assistant - West Elementary School - 18 years, 6 months

Debra Powers - Instructional Assistant - Andover High School - 23 years, 9 months

Liz Roos - Principal - West Elementary School - 34 years, 2 months

Swati Sarkar - Language Arts Teacher - Doherty Middle School - 18 years, 3 months

Olga Shaknovsky - World Language Teacher - Andover High School - 23 years, 7 months

Rosemary Stanley - Instructional Assistant - Bancroft Elementary School - 13 years, 9 months

Joan Vaznaian - Language Arts Teacher - Wood Hill Middle School - 21 years, 4 months

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