Superintendent Cliff Chuang 莊 宏 毅

Philip Conrad

Cliff Chuang started his tenure as Superintendent for the Bedford Public Schools beginning July 1, 2023. Prior to becoming Bedford's superintendent, Cliff served as Senior Associate Commissioner at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. He led the Center for Educational Options, which expands, enhances, and ensures equitable access to high quality educational options for learners of all ages, especially those who have been historically underserved. He was responsible for leading the agency's work supporting and overseeing the wide range of educational options available to Massachusetts families, including charter, virtual, and other redesigned school models; career technical education; adult basic education; early learning; and out-of-school time programs. Cliff also managed the Department's student and family support initiatives and was a key leader in the Department's diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts and policy-research partnerships.

Cliff serves as adjunct faculty at the Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development and on the board of the Center for Learner Equity. Cliff started his career teaching secondary mathematics and science in Boston, in both district and charter school settings. He holds a A.B. in mathematics from Harvard University, and a M.Ed. in Secondary Mathematics Teaching from Boston College.

Assistant Superintendent Tricia Clifford

Tricia Clifford

Dr. Clifford has been the Assistant Superintendent of Bedford Public Schools since July 1, 2019.  Prior to that, she was the Principal of the Burbank School in Belmont, from 2011-2019.  Dr. Clifford was an Assistant Principal at the Pine Hill School in Sherborn, and at the Day School in Westford.  Dr. Clifford also taught middle school math in Maine, and taught grades 5-7 in Wayland.  
Dr. Clifford graduated with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from the University of Maine at Farmington, an M.Ed. from Boston College in School Administration, and an Ed.D from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell in Language and Literacy.  
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