Ana Riley announced as new Bristol Warren superintendent

By Ethan Hartley
Posted 11/22/21

Former Portsmouth Superintendent Ana Riley was announced as the new Superintendent of the Bristol Warren Regional School District on Monday night.

This item is available in full to subscribers.

Please log in to continue

Log in

Not a subscriber?

Start a Subscription

Sign up to start a subscription today! Click here to see your options.

Purchase a day pass

Purchase 24 hours of website access for $2. Click here to continue

Day pass subscribers

Are you a day pass subscriber who needs to log in? Click here to continue.

Ana Riley announced as new Bristol Warren superintendent


The Bristol Warren Regional School Committee unanimously approved Ana Riley as the district's new superintendent during their meeting on Monday night at Mt. Hope High School in Bristol.

Riley was previously superintendent for Portsmouth schools for five years, leaving in 2019 to accept a job as deputy commissioner for instructional programs at the Rhode Island Department of Education. She has also been a superintendent in Dartmouth, Mass., and held various principal positions at the elementary and middle school levels.

Committee Chairperson Marjorie McBride confirmed that Riley was signed to a three-year, $180,000 contract.

Prior to being announced, a slew of student achievements were highlighted that included students who exceeded expectations on RICAS testing, as well as athletic and extracurricular achievements, which Riley highlighted during her brief comments before the committee and public attendees.

“That was really exciting, and just adds to my excitement to be here,” Riley said.

McBride said that she was “excited” at Riley’s hiring, and added, “I think we’re on the right track.”


No comments on this item Please log in to comment by clicking here

2021 by East Bay Newspapers

Barrington · Bristol · East Providence · Little Compton · Portsmouth · Tiverton · Warren · Westport
Meet our staff
Mike Rego

Mike Rego has worked at East Bay Newspapers since 2001, helping the company launch The Westport Shorelines. He soon after became a Sports Editor, spending the next 10-plus years in that role before taking over as editor of The East Providence Post in February of 2012. To contact Mike about The Post or to submit information, suggest story ideas or photo opportunities, etc. in East Providence, email