NEW MILFORD \u2014 The Board of Education appointed Catherine Calabrese as interim assistant superintendent in a special meeting Tuesday, according to a press release. Calabrese \u2014 current assistant principal for the Northville Elementary and Schaghticoke Middle Schools \u2014 is scheduled to begin her new role on Thursday, Dec. 10. The position for an interim assistant superintendent was vacant after Alicia DiCorpo \u2014 previously the interim assistant superintendent\u2014 was appointed as interim superintendent on Oct. 29. The board said it would begin its search for permanent replacements in December during a previous board meeting in November. Calabrese will assist DiCorpo in her interim role until the positions are permanently filled. The next board of education meeting is scheduled for Dec. 15, where the search committee will share any progress it\u2019s made. Kevin Best, currently assistant principal at New Milford High School, is shifting positions to take over for Calabrese and oversee the Northville Elementary and Schaghticoke Middle Schools while she attends to her temporary assignment. \u201cCatherine Calabrese and Kevin Best exhibit the requisite leadership skills and abilities to bring continuity to the work in their respective positions. They are dynamic leaders and will work hard to continue to support our educators, staff, families and children during this difficult time,\u201d DiCorpo said in the release. \u201cI am thrilled to welcome them to their respective new schools\/positions and look forward to working with them in this new capacity."