Waterford High School Assistant Principal Selected

May 23, 2014

At the May 22, 2014 Board of Education Meeting, Ms. Alison Moger was appointed as the Assistant Principal for Waterford High School. Ms. Moger will officially begin her new duties this summer. Ms. Moger fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Mrs. Rebecca Amanti.

Ms. Moger brings 24 years of professional experience in education to her new position. She holds a 6th Year Degree in Educational Leadership from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, a Master’s Degree in Teaching from Connecticut College and a Bachelor of Science from Southern Connecticut State University. 

Ms. Moger is currently serving as Curriculum Interventionist at East Lyme Public Schools, where she has worked since 1995 as a Social Studies Teacher and Special Education Teacher. Ms. Moger has also served as Common Core State Standards District Coach and Social Studies Standing Committee Chairperson at East Lyme Public Schools. Prior to joining East Lyme Public Schools, she worked at independent schools including The Founders School, a residential program for adjudicated students, from 1992 to 1995, and at VISTA of Westbrook, a transition school for young adults with disabilities, from 1990 to 1992. 

In her role as CCSS District Coach, Mr. Moger was involved in planning district professional learning around the Common Core State Standards. She served on the Supervision and Evaluation Committee and co-wrote the evaluation and supervision plan for East Lyme Public Schools. She also designed and conducted professional development on initiatives such as SBAC (Smarter Balanced Assessment).  Other committee roles during her tenure in East Lyme include the Program Review Committee and NEASC Curriculum Chairperson. 

East Lyme High School Principal Mr. Michael Susi said of her: “I have witnessed Alison’s work on Committees and in her role as Curriculum Intervention Specialist and she has demonstrated an extensive knowledge base and critical thinking ability in addressing complex problems. In every endeavor Alison has been involved with, I have been extremely impressed with her productivity, creativity and knowledge base.”

Board of Education member Jody Nazarchyk commented on Ms. Moger’s background, saying, “Alison’s experience will add to an already terrific program at Waterford High School. She is knowledgeable and easy to relate to.”

Ms. Moger resides in Waterford with her two daughters and son.