Office of the Superintendent

Superintendent Marc Gosselin

             Dr. Marc J. Gosselin, Jr.

Dr. Gosselin comes to Region 12 from the Lenox Public Schools, where he served as Superintendent of Schools. Before holding that position, he was an elementary school principal and central office administrator in the North Penn School District in Pennsylvania. He also served as a K-8 principal in the School District of Philadelphia. In addition, Dr. Gosselin spent nearly a decade as a fourth-grade teacher and intervention coordinator for the Stroudsburg Area School District in the Pocono Mountains.

Dr. Gosselin describes himself as a student-centered educator and a passionate proponent of ensuring all students find success in school. He is a change agent committed to promoting and sustaining student achievement, fostering innovation, ensuring equity and access to educational programming for all students, and delivering educational programs supported by responsible budgets. Dr. Gosselin has championed collaboration with stakeholders, including students, families, teachers and staff, administrators, community members, public officials, business partners, and higher education institutions.

Dr. Gosselin has a documented history of success and has been recognized locally and nationally for his innovative leadership and commitment to inclusive education. He was a presenter at the 2017 National Principals Conference. Always seeking to improve schools for students, Dr. Gosselin has re-imagined educational programs that became lighthouse learning opportunities for visitors nationwide to learn and be inspired.

Dr. Gosselin grew up in Dracut, Massachusetts, and received his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania, his Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from Penn State, and his Bachelor's Degree in Educational Studies from the University of Hartford. 

The proud father of two daughters, Emma and Ellie, Dr. Gosselin and his wife, Katie, a reading specialist, live happily in Simsbury, CT. He enjoys coaching soccer and basketball, volunteering in the community, and walking his standard poodle, Lucy.


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Dr. Marc J. Gosselin, Jr. 
Superintendent of Schools


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Debby Bliven
Assistant to the Superintendent of Schools