Sean P. McKenna, Superintendent of Schools 


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An educator in Connecticut with over 25 years of experience, Sean McKenna joined Griswold Public Schools in 2016. Deeply committed to student success, Mr. McKenna has partnered with the Griswold community to move Griswold Public Schools forward by fostering growth and progress. Mr. McKenna has overseen extensive program development and redesign models, significant technology upgrades, major facility improvements, and the expansion of community partnerships, including the on-boarding of additional tuition partner towns for Griswold High School. Before coming to Griswold, Mr. McKenna served as Interim Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, and Assistant Principal in Groton Public Schools. Mr. McKenna was previously a Department Chair and Teacher of English in Waterford Public Schools. Sean McKenna and his wife Amy live in Mystic, Connecticut, with their three children, Nathan, Catherine, and Mary. 


B.A., Fordham University
M.S., University of New Haven
M.A., Trinity College (Hartford)
093 Certificate, University of Connecticut, Executive Leadership Program