HARTFORD (CBS Connecticut) _ After an extensive search that started in January, Mayor Pedro Segarra and Chairman of the Hartford Board of Education Richard Wareing announced Monday that Dr. Beth Schiavino-Narvaez was selected from a pair of finalists to be the new leader of Hartford schools.

She’s currently the Deputy Superintendent of School Support and Improvement in the Montgomery County, Maryland Public Schools, a system that serves 151,000 students in 202 schools.

Segarra said he’s excited to get to work with his new schools superintendent to fulfill responsibilities to the families and children of Hartford.

Chairman Wareing said, “This wasn’t an easy decision for us, but it was the right one.”


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