Dr. Bridget Heston Carnemolla Appointed by Avon Board of Education

At a special meeting held on the evening of December 12, 2017, the Avon Board of Education appointed Dr. Bridget Heston Carnemolla to the position of Avon Superintendent of Schools. 

Dr. Carnemolla has been the superintendent of Watertown schools since 2014.  Her educational career began as a Social Studies teacher in Bridgeport, has transitioned to assistant principal and principal positions in the state’s technical high school system and has also been an adjunct professor at Post University in Waterbury.  Dr. Carnemolla is a graduate of the University of Bridgeport where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Literature & Civilization, majoring in History and minoring in English.    She went on to receive her Master of Science in Education at the University of Bridgeport , her Administrative Certification at Sacred Heart University, and her Doctorate of Education and Superintendent Certification from the University of Connecticut.

Avon Board of Education Chair, Houston Putnam Lowry stated, “Dr. Carnemolla is well-credentialed and fully qualified.  We could have picked anyone who is fully qualified but what we wanted is someone who is collaborative, will devote themselves heart and soul to Avon and is excited at the prospect of working with us and the staff.  We found that in spades.”

Dr. Bridget Heston Carnemolla will begin her position as Avon’s Superintendent of Schools on March 6, 2018.