Hurwitz is BoE pick for BMHS Principal

NORWALK, Conn. – Brien McMahon High School Headmaster Scott Hurwitz has been selected as the high school’s new principal.

The packet for Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting identifies Hurwitz as the replacement for retiring Principal Suzanne Koroshetz:

“Scott Hurwitz is the proposed candidate for the position of principal of Brien McMahon High School. Hurwitz served as BMHS housemaster since 2008.

“During his tenure as housemaster, Hurwitz worked closely with a team of teachers to oversee the International Baccalaureate program, which successfully launched last year. He also collaborated with BMHS and district staff to create McMahon Healthcare Academy, oversaw all aspects of school preparedness, and supervised several academic departments.

“Prior to his work as housemaster, Hurwitz taught 10th grade English, Graduation Preparation, and Journalism at BMHS. He also functioned as a CAPT coordinator, site council member, class advisor, and freshman baseball coach.

“Hurwitz earned his Sixth-Year Certificate in Education Leadership from the University of Connecticut, and holds a Master of Science in Secondary English Education from the University of Bridgeport. He also has a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Connecticut.”


Susan Wallerstein June 19, 2017 at 7:39 am

Congratulations! Remarkable and impressive to have a stellar internal candidate succeed such a respected longtime leader.

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