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WESTFORD ACADEMY: Twomey Named Dean of Students



Westford Academy Principal James Antonelli has just issued the following statement to the school community. WestfordCAT will be following this story. We’ll bring you an on camera interview with Twomey and more content as the school year draws to a close. Be sure to click here to subscribe to our free, online newsletter so you don’t miss another story.

“Dan Twomey, the current Director of Athletics at Westford Academy, will be changing roles starting July 1. Dan will replace the long standing Dean of Students, Mike Parent, who will be retiring at the end of the school year after 35 years of service to the Westford Public Schools.

Mr. Twomey earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Providence College and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from Fitchburg State University. Prior to working at Westford Academy, Dan was a middle school math teacher, summer school teacher, coach, and after school counselor before being hired as Groton-Dunstable Regional’s Director of Athletics. Following his tenure in the Groton-Dunstable Public Schools, Dan was hired at Westford Academy and is in his seventh year as Director of Athletics. Dan has continued to grow and evolve the athletics program at WA into one of the top public high school programs in the state. In addition, he has worked hard to build a skill set and repertoire of experiences to transition into a more versatile school leader.

Mr. Twomey is excited about his new role, which will allow him to have a more positive impact on the entire school community and to enrich the experience for the many students at Westford Academy. Furthermore, he is eager to work with the wonderful and talented faculty and staff at Westford Academy to help them facilitate, promote, and strengthen the learning and growth for the student body. Mr. Twomey is also excited to continue to build relationships with parents and other stakeholders within the community in his new role as Dean of Students.

Dan and his wife Lannon and their three children, Patrick, Elizabeth, and Julia reside in Townsend.”