Susan Kustka, Ed.D.
Interim Superintendent100 Linden St, Holliston, MA 01746
Student Enrollment: 2,900
Staff Employment: 475
Approximate number of teachers hired annually: 15-25
Approximate number of paraprofessionals hired annually: 10-15
Accessible by public transportation/commuter rail: Yes, somewhatContact:
Susan Kustka, Ed.D.
The Holliston Public Schools is a community of creative lifelong learners that demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and values required for productive and socially responsible citizenship.
The staff are hardworking and committed to equity and excellence for all students, PreK-grade 12.Q. What is the mission of Holliston Public Schools?
The Holliston Public Schools is committed, through collaborative efforts within an educational community, to producing confident, self-directed learners in a highly motivating, safe, student-centered environment that supports each student's social, emotional, and academic development.Q. What is it like to teach in Holliston?
Holliston is a true community with high volunteerism, community involvement, an on-call Fire Department, and active service and citizen organizations which attest to the sense of community that distinguishes Holliston.Q. What kind of support does Holliston offer new teachers?
New teachers have an Induction and mentoring program in the summer they arrive and a dedicated mentor to work with in addition to ongoing district meetings and support.Q. What general attributes does Holliston seek in new teachers?
As a district we are looking for teachers who have high standards, are empathic, and promote social justice.
Q. How does Holliston demonstrate that it is committed to teacher diversity?
We are hoping to increase our teacher diversity and hiring of diverse staff within the district. This is a strong reason to partner with MPDE. We are working with Diverse Holliston to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion programs within the schools and community.Q. Any tips for teachers who are interested in applying to Holliston?
We would love to meet with you to see if we can complement one another in HPS.