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2019 Hiring Update
We are pleased to provide a hiring update for the 2019-2020 School Year!

Over the last few months we have completed phone screens, first round interviews, second round interviews and model lessons in the classroom. We are so thankful for the support of teachers, faculty and students for participating in this process.

We have met a number of incredibly talented and passionate educators that we are thrilled to add to the team for the 2019-2020 school year.

Over the summer, our staff members will be updating their faculty websites with a short biography and a photo. Teacher assignments will be available on August 1st and we will announce visit dates over the summer.

A number of current BFCCPS faculty and staff will also be joining us in new roles next year,

  • Erin Fagone- Reading Specialist (Grades K-4)
  • Pam Holmes - Building Substitute
  • Jasmine Lisker- Inclusion Assistant
  • Jen Mogauro- Grade 6 Inclusion Teacher
  • Christina Quinlan- Grade 2 Teacher
  • Arielle Shearer- Director of Technology
  • Mary Ellen Smith - Grade 1 Teacher
  • Dawn Stiles- Grade 4 Teacher
  • Marj Ward- Math Specialist (Grades 5-8)

Please join me in welcoming our new hires as of June 20, 2019.

Classroom Teachers:

  • Amanda Burns- Kindergarten
  • Lisa DiNapoli- Kindergarten
  • Jillian Jacob- Grade 1
  • Erin Harlor- Grade 2
  • Melissa Herald- Grade 3
  • Shaina Wales- Grade 3
  • Mike Barletta- Grade 4
  • Kim Chruney- Grade 5

Classroom Assistants:

  • Jennifer Crandall- Kindergarten
  • Mona Janjua- Kindergarten
  • Beth Crocker- Grade 1
  • Shonna Gaul- Grade 1
  • Gina Hanley- Grade 1
  • Alyson Duchak- Grade 2
  • Robin Stamp- Grade 3

Other New Hires:

  • Patrick Anderson- PE/Health Teacher
  • Lisa Cifizzari- Before/After School Program Manager
  • Diana Herman- Math Specialist (K-4)
  • Jessica Kelleher- STEAM Teacher/Technology Integration Specialist
  • Janelle Nadeau- Inclusion Assistant (Grades 7/8)
  • David Pregana- Inclusion Assistant (Grade 1)
  • Lisa Scalone- Reading Specialist (Grades 5-8)
  • Alexandra Szymanski- Grade 3 Inclusion Teacher
  • Katrice Theroux- School Adjustment Counselor and Inclusion Assistant
  • Emily Warren- Middle School Music/Woodwind Teacher
At this time, hiring for the following positions. We will provide another hiring update in late July/Early August to welcome our next round of new hires. Job postings are available here on our website.

  • Inclusion Assistants
  • Inclusion Teachers
  • Grade 5 Teacher (2 openings)
  • Grades 7/8 Science Teacher
  • Library/Technology Teacher
  • Grade 1 Classroom Assistant
  • Grade 2 Classroom Assistant
  • Grade 4 Classroom Assistant
  • New Teacher Coach
  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
  • EL Teacher
  • French Teacher (grades 3-5)
  • Technology Specialist
  • Lunch Coordinator
  • Lunch Server
  • Maintenance Staff
Substitute Teachers and Nurses Needed
We are looking to add to our Substitute Teaching and Nursing Rosters for the 2019-2020 School Year. If you're interested in more information about either of these positions, or have friends and family who might be, please contact our Director of Human Resources, Kathy Lacana.
2019 Summer Details
In preparation for next year, Summer Assignments and School Supply lists have been posted to the school's website. Please remember that teacher assignments for the 2019-2020 school year will not be available until August 1st.

We encourage all parents and students to participate in the planned summer meet ups coordinated by the Parent Ambassador Teams, please click here for the names and contact information for parent ambassadors and upcoming activities .

As we prepare for our move out of 201 Main Street our current building will be closed to staff and visitors starting on Monday, June 24th. If you need assistance between June 24 through 28th please contact the Central Office at 508-541-3434. During this time we will be facilitating the move out of 201 and into 500 Financial Park; we ask for your patience during this transition as our access to phones and internet will be intermittent.

BFCCPS will be closed between July 1st and July 5th. Thereafter our office hours for the summer will be as follows.

  • July 8 through July 25: BFCCPS Central Office will be open in our new offices at 500 Financial Park from Monday through Thursday from 9am to 3pm.

  • July 29 through August 16: BFCCPS Central Office will be open in our new offices at 500 Financial Park from Monday through Friday from 9am to 3pm.

  • August 19th through August 30th: BFCCPS Central Office will be open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4pm.

Once the building is completely open and safe for visitors we will announce tour dates during the month of August to prepare for the fall.
The Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School
201 Main Street, Franklin