At the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Timberlane Regional School Board has appointed Dr. Russell Marino as Principal of Danville Elementary School effective July 1, 2020.
Dr. Marino is an experienced, hands-on 21st Century instructional leader with a unique background that spans grades K through 12. He has served as District Coordinator for the Pentucket Regional School District, as Principal at the Merrimac School and the Billerica School District, as Head of School for the Thuringia International School in Weimar, Germany, and as Assistant Principal in the Haverhill School District. His record as educational leader includes successes in developing and supporting instructional practices in the areas of literacy and math, successfully integrated technology throughout instruction, implementing school-wide data teams, focusing on providing inclusive practices for students with disabilities and creating an environment of focused improvement.
His academic credentials are comprised of a Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Sciences from Drew University, a Master of Education from the University of Massachusetts, and Doctor of Education from the University of Bath, United Kingdom.
As a top educational leader, Dr. Marino understands and embraces the District’s commitment of rigor, accountability, evaluation and support that drives student achievement and champions our instructional teams to deliver engaging and meaningful instructions for all students.
I was impressed with Dr. Marino’s credentials, work history and insight into the necessary components that make for successful schools. I have every confidence of his ability to deliver the support and oversight necessary to supplement the great efforts and accomplishments of our current administrative team. I am pleased to offer this level of educational leadership experience to our Danville community as well as the Timberlane Regional School District as a whole. – Dr. Earl Metzler, Superintendent of Schools