Superintendent Mahoney retires after 17 years of service at Oregon CUSD 220

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OREGON — June 17 marked a significant moment for Oregon Community Unit School District 220 (CUSD 220) as Dr. Tom Mahoney presided over his final Board of Education (BOE) meeting as the superintendent of schools. After a dedicated 17-year tenure with the district, including 14 years as superintendent, Mahoney is stepping down to enjoy his retirement.

“Dr. Mahoney's impact on Oregon CUSD 220 has been profound, shaping the district with his visionary leadership and unwavering commitment to educational excellence,” an OCUSD press release said. :His tenure is distinguished by numerous accomplishments, including the implementation of innovative educational programs, enhanced student support services, and strengthened community partnerships.”

In a heartfelt video tribute, colleagues and staff shared their memories and expressed their gratitude for Dr. Mahoney’s leadership.

Dr. PJ Caposey, former Oregon High School principal and current Meridian School District superintendent, has been appointed by the school board to replace Mahoney, formally taking over July 1.