BRUNSWICK — The School Department has hired Pender Makin as the new assistant superintendent of schools.
Makin was director of the REAL School, an alternative and special education secondary school in Falmouth, since 2003. Previously she was the lead teacher in the Alternative Learning Center at Wescott Junior High School in Westbrook.
Makin has also served on the faculty of the graduate school of the University of Maine since 2008.
She replaces Gregory Bartlett, who is retiring.