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The Ridgefield Superintendent search committee will hold a series of focus group meetings today and tomorrow. Cooperative Educational Services is looking for feedback on characteristics for the next superintendent of schools.  The new candidate will replace interim superintendent Dr. JeanAnn Paddyfote, who replaced Dr. Karen Baldwin after she resigned in the spring. The next Superintendent would begin March 1, 2019.  The parent focus group on the 17th is from 9:30 to 10:30, followed by high school students from 11am to noon.  Another parent and community session will be held that evening, from 6 to 7pm.  The high school student forum will be held at Ridgefield High School. All other groups will meet in the Board of Education Conference Room in Town Hall.