Teachers, administrators and members of the public packed the Municipal Center Monday night to greet the new superintendent of schools at a special Board of Education meeting. Southington resident Timothy F. Connellan, now the Oxford school superintendent, was appointed as the new superintendent in Southington.
“This is a big night for the Southington public schools,” school board Chairman Brian Goralski said before the special meeting started.
Connellan, 59, has lived in Southington for the past 34 years. All three of his children are graduates of Southington High School. He has been Oxford’s superintendent since 2012 and before that was the superintendent of Bethany schools. From 1980 to 1984 Connellan worked as a school psychologist in Southington.