CANTON — Superintendent Dr. Jennifer Fischer-Mueller is pleased to announce that Jeff Sperling has been selected as the new principal of Canton High School.
Sperling will begin in his new position on Thursday, July 1.
The Interview Committee conducted multiple rounds of interviews before selecting three finalists for the position. Each finalist spent a half-day both in-person and virtually with the Canton High School community, during which time staff, students and families had the opportunity to interact with each finalist and provide feedback.
After careful consideration, Sperling was selected for the position. He was introduced at the School Committee Meeting on June 10.
Since 2005, Sperling has served as assistant principal of Medfield High School. He also currently serves as program supervisor and mentor with the Massachusetts School Administrators Association Leadership License Program, a role he has held since 2006.
He previously worked as a guidance counselor at Hopkinton High School and as a clinical coordinator at Community Care Services of Taunton.
“I would like to officially welcome Jeff Sperling to the Canton High School community. I am confident that he will be an excellent addition to our high school and district as a whole,” Dr. Fischer-Mueller said. “He shares our values of educational excellence and equity, with high standards and expectations for students and staff, and a culture ofbelonging and collaboration. I would also like to extend my deep gratitude to the members of the Interview Committee who dedicated countless hours to this important process.”
Sperling holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Bridgewater State University. He also holds a Master of Education in organizational management from Endicott College and a master’s in counseling psychology from Lesley College.
Additionally, Sperling serves as an assistant coach of men’s rugby at Brown University and an educator and trainer for United States Rugby. Previously, he was an elected member of the United States Rugby Congress where he represented New England and New York and supported the sport’s development domestically and globally.