Central Office Administration
Superintendent of Schools
Mr. Matthew Geary
A Fairfield University graduate, Geary taught Math at Amity Regional High School in Woodbridge before serving as Assistant Principal and then Principal of Watertown High School. He was hired as principal of Manchester High School in 2012. After two full years there, he was appointed superintendent in July 2014. Geary and wife Lisa have four children including two who attend Martin Elementary School.
Amy F. Radikas, Ed.D.
Before taking over in 2012 as the district’s ‘chief academic officer’, Dr. Radikas worked for six years at the Connecticut State Department of Education supporting Connecticut’s 15 Priority School Districts. Before that, she spent 15 years as a classroom teacher, reading consultant, and a PK-5 District Language Arts Coordinator. She and husband Raymond are the youngest siblings in large families and have two children themselves, thus their weekends tend to be filled with family functions and dinners or at youth sporting events.
Director of Finance & Management
Karen L. Clancy
She began her career in education working for Wethersfield Public Schools, spending 16 years as an administrative assistant, accounts payable coordinator, finance department supervisor and director of business services. Clancy then served as Business Manager for Watertown Public Schools and Cromwell Public Schools before coming to Manchester. She earned a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from Central CT State University. She and husband Brian live in Newington and have two grown children.