The Superintendent is supported by a five-member Cabinet or Leadership Team.
Sarah Kent, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
Sarah has been an educator in the Chelsea Public Schools for 21 years, serving as a Sheltered Immersion English teacher, Math Coach, STEM Coordinator, and Chief Academic Officer before joining Central Office and the District Leadership Team. Sarah obtained her undergraduate degree from Yale University and her Master's degree in Linguistics from the University of New Hampshire. She leads initiatives related to curriculum, academic programming, professional development, and assessment. Sarah also supports the Chelsea schools with turnaround work and leads teams such as the Curriculum Leadership Team and District Leadership Steering Committee. She manages and writes the District’s Title Grants as well as many state grants. Sarah is also the liaison to the Five District Partnership. Sarah is a sailor and competes regularly in Maine and up and down the east coast.
Adam Deleidi, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services
Adam began his career in Chelsea in 1997, then worked in Saugus and Revere before returning to Chelsea. Prior to his role as assistant superintendent, he was principal of the Berkowitz School, assistant principal at the middle school level, an instructional math coach at all levels, a middle school math teacher, and an elementary science teacher. His pedagogy was highlighted in the NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) publication Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School. His work with Universal Design for Learning (UDL) was highlighted in the spring 2015 publication of the Scholastic Administrator. As Assistant Superintendent, Adam is responsible for overseeing the District’s system of supports designed to ensure that all Chelsea students are ready to learn at their highest levels every day, such as special education, social-emotional learning, and English Language learning, among others. Adam has a CAGS in curriculum and instruction from Lesley University and a Master’s in Education and Bachelor of Arts from Salem State University. He was a National Board Certified Teacher and completed the Merrimack Leadership Academy administrative licensure program. Mr. Deleidi was born and raised in Chelsea.
Dr. Aaron T. Jennings, Equity, Diversity and Excellence Officer
Before joining CPS, Dr. Jennings was the Vice President of Education and Impact for a national EdTech startup where he provided thought leadership and K12 technical expertise on chronic absenteeism, the whole child approach, and the Multi-Tiered System of Supports. He brings experience working on behalf of students and families in New Jersey, Washington DC, Missouri, Virginia, and Massachusetts. In his CPS role, Dr. Jennings leads capacity building for schools and departments to develop and consistently implement equitable and inclusive policies and practices across the school district. Dr. Jennings received his Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies and Government from the University of Virginia, Masters of Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis and Doctorate of Education Leadership from Harvard University. In his spare time, Dr. Jennings loves building and deepening new relationships with Chelsea students, families, and community members.
Monica Lamboy, Executive Director of Administration and Finance
Before joining CPS, Monica was a Senior Associate at the Collins Center at UMass Boston where she led teams engaged in improving processes and financial stability in towns and school districts across the state. She brings over 30 years of progressively senior management experience in municipalities across the country, including stints as Executive Director of Strategic Planning & Community Development in Somerville, MA, Chief Operating Officer of the Washington, D.C. Department of Health and as Chief Administrative Officer of Oakland, California’s Community & Economic Development Agency. In her role with CPS, Monica leads all districtwide administrative functions except human resources. These include budget development and financial management, buildings and grounds, information technology, and food services, among others. She has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Princeton University and a Masters in City and Regional Planning from the University of California at Berkeley. Monica is an avid cyclist and may be seen bicycling to work throughout the year.
Christine Lee, Director of Human Resources
Prior to working with CPS, Christine was a Human Capital Manager at Boston Public Schools working with all high school leaders on staffing related matters. Her work included performance management and talent management support for school leaders, developing hiring and retention strategies, onboarding employees, and providing guidance around personnel matters. Christine was formerly a middle school science teacher working to deepen her students’ curiosity and understanding of the world around them. Christine began her professional career as a paralegal at Cravath, Swaine, and Moore LLP. Christine earned her M.Ed. from Harvard Graduate School of Education, teaching certification from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, and her B.A. from Smith College. She enjoys playing tennis, skiing, traveling, and volunteering in the community.