Amherst-Pelham Regional Public Schools




170 Chestnut Street,
Amherst MA 01002

The Superintendent

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Michael Morris has worked in the school district for seventeen
years, beginning as a 5th and 6th grade teacher at Fort River Elementary School. He then became the principal of Crocker Farm Elementary School before being appointed Director of Evaluation and Assessment and then Assistant Superintendent. Prior to his appointment as Superintendent in October 2017, he served as Interim Superintendent for one year. Morris’ work on Educator Evaluation has been profiled as one of the four exemplary districts in the state by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Dr. Morris holds a Bachelor’s degree from Amherst College, a Master’s and CAGS from the University of Massachusetts of Amherst, and a Doctoral degree from Boston College. He has also presented at statewide conferences on a variety of topics for the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents, the Massachusetts Elementary Principals’ Association, DESE’s Spring Convening on Educator Evaluation, as well as others.

Dr. Morris lives in Amherst with his wife and two children.

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Here is the Superintendent Artifact Document for the 2021-2022 School Year