Superintendent's Office

Our office hours are Monday - Friday, 7:30am to 4:30pm.


Steven Rioux
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Steven RiouxSuperintendent(860) 963-6900 ext.
Steven Rioux started his tenure as the Superintendent of Schools in Putnam in April 2023. He began his education career as a math teacher in 1999, then worked in administration as a curriculum coordinator,  elementary assistant principal, middle school principal, assistant superintendent, and superintendent of schools. 
Mr. Rioux received his Bachelor’s degree from Rhode Island College.  He received a Master of Science in Educational Technology from Eastern Connecticut State University. He late earned a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Administration from Sacred Heart University and his superintendent certification from the University of Connecticut.
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Nancy ColeBusiness Administrator(860) 963-6900 ext.
Nancy Cole has worked for Putnam Public Schools since October of 1985.  She has been in her most current role as Business Administrator since 2003.
Nancy holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Bryant College, a M.A. in Education from the University of Connecticut and a M.A. in Educational Administration from the University of Connecticut.  Mrs. Cole also completed the Executive Leadership Program for Superintendents at the University of Connecticut.
Nancy has worked as the Executive Assistant to the Superintendent for 16 years.  She began her role as Finance Director in 2000 and worked in that capacity for 3 years.  When Mrs. Cole received her certification as a school business official in 2003, she became the Business Administrator for the district. Nancy served the CASBO organization as liaison and as a member of the Board of Directors for several years and held the role of President in 2010-2011.  She is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society and the ASBO International organization.  She also works on several district committees including Safety and School Wellness.
Outside of work she enjoys UCONN women’s basketball, golf, working with local civic organizations and spending time with her family. 
Marc Coderre
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Marc CoderreDirector of Special Projects(860) 963-6900 ext.


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Cheryl CutlerPayroll / Personnel(860) 963-6900 ext.


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Cindy LatourBusiness Assistant(860) 963-6900 ext.


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Sheila PartlowAdministrative Assistant(860) 963-6900 ext.