UPDATED: Framingham Superintendent Scott on Paid Long-Term Leave

Framingham Superintendent of Schools Stacy Scott is on paid long-term leave.

The School Committee announced the Superintendent’s leave yesterday, August 24 in a memo to Framingham Public school employees.

Framingham Source was the first media outlet to publish the news to the community.

As Scott is still an employee, the district will not discuss the personnel matter.

Scott, who was hired in 2012, is under contract through June 30, 2017.

The School Committee and Scott negotiated a separation agreement.

The School Committee has chosen not to release the agreement, but based upon the contract and information Source has uncovered Scott would continue to draw paycheck through early 2016.

In May, Framingham Source exclusively reported that Scott have been superintendent without a valid license for the entire 2015-16 school year.

He was later granted his license from the state that same month. Scott’s contract required him to have a license.

After the license issue, the Framingham Teachers Association took a no confidence vote in Scott.

The School Committee also held closed door meetings to discuss the Superintendent., after the license issue became public.

During the 2015-2016 school year, Scott was a finalist for superintendent in three school district in two states. In each case, the district chose another candidate.

Last month, while Scott was on vacation and attending conference, the Framingham School Committee named the district’s Chief Operating Officer Ed Gotgart acting superintendent of School. Yesterday, he was named acting superintendent for the school district, until further notice.

Most Framingham Public School students return to the classroom on Monday, August 29.





Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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