Grossane made his announcement to a surprised crowd at Wednesday night's board of education meeting.
"This evening, I would like to announce my intention to resign, effective June 30, 2014, to pursue other opportunities in education," Grossane said. "It has been a pleasure serving as your superintendent and I am very proud of the success we have achieved. I would also like to thank the Board of Education for their commitment and dedication to our students and the community."
“For the students, parents, staff, support group and residents who have worked closely with me, I would like to assure you that I am thoroughly committed to continuing to serve as your superintendent for the remainder of the year," Grossane said.
Using a professional recruiting services of School Leadership LLC, the board will be initiating a search for the next
superintendent, according to School Board President, Kevin Regan.
“On behalf of the board of the education, I’d like express our appreciation to Dr. Grossane, for his service to our students and the community and wish him well in his future endeavors," Regan said.
"After a thorough search and interview process, we are confident we will appoint a new Superintendent who possesses the same professionalism and dedication to our students and our communities that Dr. Grossane has demonstrated," Regan said. "As we move forward in the search process, we will keep you informed."