Interim Principal and Vice Principal, Wilson Elementary

Announcement on behalf of Dr. Ruffin

Dr. Verna D. Ruffin
Superintendent of Schools
(203) 574-8000

TO: Wilson Elementary Staff, Students and Community​

FROM:​Superintendent Verna D. Ruffin

DATE:​August 11, 2022

SUBJECT:​ Interim Principal and Vice Principal, Wilson Elementary

Wilson Elementary School Staff and Community,

It is my pleasure to announce Mrs. Dana Coelho as the Interim Principal for Wilson Elementary for the 2022-23 school year. Dr. Jennifer Rosser has been named Principal on Special Assignment for Crosby High School. During this time of transition, the principal position for Wilson will be advertised and interviews for a Principal will be forthcoming. Interim Vice Principal for Wilson is Mr. Shea Moriarty.

Mrs. Coelho has served as Supervising Vice Principal at Wilson for several years and has accepted the role as Interim Principal in preparation for the upcoming school year.
Mr. Moriarty served as a teacher and athletic director at Duggan Elementary School with an excellent track record for teaching and learning and connecting with students.

Please join me in welcoming Mrs. Coelho and Mr. Moriarty in their new positions and as they work collectively to support teachers, students and the Wilson community in Waterbury Public Schools.


Verna D. Ruffin, Superintendent
Waterbury Public Schools

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Woodrow Wilson Elementary School
235 Birch St
Waterbury, CT 06704
Phone: 203.573.6660

Fax: 203.573.6663