Sean became Superintendent of Schools in Winooski in July 2013. Prior to this, Sean was at Champlain Valley Union High School (CVU) in Hinesburg, VT for twelve years. During his tenure at CVU he served as Principal for eight years, Fairbanks House Director for three years and a Special Educator for one year. During his principalship at CVU he managed a $20+ million dollar budget and a staff of over 200, oversaw the Leadership team and several academic departments, shaped policy and led the development of the current vision for future learning coined CVU EVOLVE. Sean has also served on the boards of Linking Learning to Life (now called Navicate) and the New England Association of Schools & Colleges Commission on Public Secondary Schools (CPSS). In 2010 he received the Robert F. Pierce Secondary Principal of the Year Award. Prior to coming to Vermont he taught special education in California, Alaska and Massachusetts. In addition, he was a Peace Corps volunteer teacher in Botswana. He is a 1991 graduate of Penn State with a BS in Business Logistics, 1996 graduate of Lesley College with a Masters of Education and a 2012 graduate of the Snelling Center’s Vermont School Leadership Project (VSLP).