POLAND — Regional School Unit 16 is set to welcome three new staff members this fall.

Poland Regional High School has hired a new principal and Poland Community School a new principal and assistant principal.

Eric Anderson Submitted photo

Eric Anderson of Freeport is the new high school principal. He has spent the past 13 years as a teacher and administrator of Lewiston Middle School.

Asked about his hopes for his new position, Anderson said, “Poland Regional High School has had a 23-year tradition of excellent teaching and learning. I’m so pleased to be a part of this community and to be able to support the teachers and the students as they work together.”

Brandi Comeau Submitted photo

Brandi Comeau of Poland is the new principal of Poland Community School. She has worked at the school since 1999 as a teacher and Title I teacher and most recently as assistant principal.

She said she’s excited to involve the community and welcome back families into the school. “I’m also excited to celebrate the hard work and dedication of the amazing adults who show up each day to make learning fun!” she said.


Denelle Gendron Submitted photo

Denelle Gendron of Jay is the new assistant principal for Poland Community School.

She has worked in various roles, including as an educational technician, a school librarian, a classroom teacher and a reading interventionist.

Gendron first began working at the Poland school in 2017 as a first grade teacher.

Asked about her goals for the year, she said, “One of our goals for the upcoming school year is to help make every child feel known; their strengths, their goals, and their needs.”

Gendron added, “We are excited to support, encourage and lift the outstanding staff at PCS, and inspire the next generation of educators!”

Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or login first for digital access. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.