Milford school superintendent reveals retirement

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School Supt. Dr. Elizabeth Feser revealed Tuesday that she will be retiring July 31.

In an email message to school personnel, she started with, "To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose ..." (Ecclesiastes 3.1)

She stated her season as leader of the Milford Public Schools is concerning an end.

"I am ready for a clean slate and new chances," Feser stated in her letter. "Seven years ago I was privileged and honored to be employed in Milford. Over the last seven years, we have actually collectively grown and strengthened the Milford Public Schools throughout all grade levels and programs.

"There is no concern in my mind that today our kids are engaged in deeper and more purposeful learning and that our educational system is stronger," she continued. "We are much better at assisting students grow intellectually, socially, emotionally and spiritually."

She thanked individuals who work in the school system for being part of a group that led to success.

"I really think we are stronger because we have worked jointly in service to the children of Milford," she composed. "I can not begin to express the pride I feel in what we have achieved together, and how blessed I have actually been to work with and among you."

Feser was hired April of 2011. She replaced previous School Supt. Harvey Polansky.

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