Reception for Dr. Bret Apthorpe Scheduled for Oct. 3

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Chautauqua Region Community Foundation

Bret Apthorpe

In honor of his recent appointment as Jamestown Public Schools superintendent, the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation is hosting a reception for Dr. Bret Apthorpe.

A Mayville native, Apthorpe had most recently been serving as superintendent of the Frontier Central School District, a position he held since 2014.

Apthorpre graduated from Mayville Central School in 1983 and went on to earn bachelor’s degrees in history and education. He graduated with a master of science degree in reading and curriculum from SUNY Fredonia and earned a certificate of advanced study in educational administration from SUNY Brockport. He also holds a doctorate of education degree in educational leadership from the University of Rochester.

Apthorpe officially began his tenure with the Jamestown Public Schools on Sept. 1.

The reception will be held on Tuesday, October 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. at The Robert H. Jackson Center, 305 East Fourth Street in Jamestown. The evening will begin with a meet and greet with Apthorpe and will conclude with an informal interview conduct by local attorney Greg Peterson.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information about this event, contact the Community Foundation at (716) 661-3390.