As superintendent of the Ellington Public Schools, Dr. Scott Nicol is proud to co-create with students, teachers, parents, administrators, and the community to build a culture of learning that challenges and inspires all students on their personalized educational journey. Before he came to Ellington in 2015, Dr. Nicol served as the Executive Director of Performance Management for the Hartford Public Schools. He has served as a principal for Regional School District #13 (Durham and Middlefield), an assistant principal for the Vernon Public Schools, and a history teacher for Regional School District #8 (Hebron, Andover, and Marlborough). A graduate of nearby Rockville High School, Dr. Nicol received his undergraduate degree from Providence College and holds a doctorate degree from the University of Connecticut. Dr. Nicol resides in Portland with his wife, Heather, and two sons, Carson and Reese.
Speaking of Thanksgiving and celebrations, here is a special Education in Ellington (EIE) video with a Thanksgiving message from the 2022 State Champions, the Ellington High School Boys' Soccer Team!
Ellington Selects DRA Architects for Windermere Elementary Renovation: Early design process to sketch out educational and community needs. Project estimated to be complete by fall 2025. (opens in new window/tab)
Ellington Board of Education Appoints Anderson Rawlins as Director of Athletics and Wellness (opens in new window/tab)
State Provides Relief for Windermere School Project to Address Crumbling Foundations Concern: Higher Reimbursement Rate to Save Ellington Taxpayers an Estimated $9 Million (opens in new window/tab)
Ellington-Based Non-Profit Grants $45,773 to Ellington and Vernon Public Schools’ for Innovative Programming (opens in new window/tab)
Ellington Board of Education Endorses State-Wide Expansion of Teachers of Color Residency Program (opens in new window/tab)
A Message to Connecticut Legislators from the Ellington Board of Education (opens in new window/tab)
Ellington Public Schools Announce Passage of High School Graduation Date Legislation (opens in new window/tab)