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Oxford Community Schools Superintendent Ken Weaver announced his resignation on Tuesday evening, saying he had been placed on sick leave until next year. Weaver, who has not attended the last two school board meetings, said his sick leave begins Wednesday and his resignation will be effective Feb. 21, 2023. Weaver said he will continue to …

CHICAGO — When PJ Caposey arrived at Meridian in 2013 as the new superintendent, the district had no working email. Wi-Fi is now ubiquitous in the neighborhood, even in student residences. It was just part of the transformation that took place in the Ogle County School District, which led to Caposey being selected by an …

The iconic poster in which Uncle Sam urges service to our country by pointing a finger and saying “I want you” is familiar to most Americans. In this column, I want to borrow the words of Uncle Sam and say “Portland schools want YOU – as substitutes, volunteers and regular employees, including education technicians, teachers …

BRIDGEPORT — The deep divisions within the city’s board of education were on full display last week when the board clashed over who should temporarily lead the district in the search for a permanent superintendent. In an abruptly scheduled special meeting, the board ultimately voted 6-3 to appoint longtime district employee and Paul Laurence Dunbar …

West Grand staff and students have been busy over the month of October, immersing themselves in learning inside and outside the classroom. Here are some of the highlights: This month The profile of a learner characteristic is enabled This month, our highlight of the Profile of a Learner feature is reinforced. A self-reliant Mustang can: …

Candidates for South Carolina’s superintendent of education took part in the debate Wednesday night at Columbia. Republican candidate Ellen Weaver and Democratic candidate Lisa Ellis faced off in an attempt to win your vote. Watch the opening statements above. The debate aired on SCETV at 7 p.m. Ellis hoped her 22 years of experience as …

LONGVIEW, Texas (KLTV) — One of the topics of discussion at the last Longview ISD board meeting was the review of books ordered for schools in the district. The head librarian presented a report to the board that included any books the board might deem inappropriate. Longview ISD Superintendent James Wilcox says the scrutiny of …

BISMARCK, ND (KFYR) — Bismarck Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jason Hornbacher has announced he will be retiring at the end of the 2022-23 school year. Dr. Hornbacher made the announcement this morning, saying his retirement would be effective June 30, 2023. He said the notice would give the school district enough time to hire the …

Here we go again. The revolving door to the Allentown School District’s leadership suite opened and spat out another superintendent. This time, it doesn’t look like the door was pushed open by a superintendent eager to move on. John Stanford seems to have been fired after less than a year of work. The school board …

I urge my fellow citizens to join me in voting yes to question 5 to allow the Portland Board of Public Education to set the school budget before sending it directly to voters. Xavier Botana is Superintendent of Portland Public Schools. He can be reached at [email protected] The elected members of our school boards not …

Two parents have been arrested in Yuba County on charges of attacking a high school principal after their student was injured in a fight. , one incident led to another. On September 28, deputies showed up at the school after receiving a call about several teenagers fighting near the school. The fight was so bad, …

OAKWOOD, Ohio (WDTN) – Oakwood Schools Superintendent Dr. Kyle Ramey will retire this year, prompting the district to seek a replacement. According to a statement from Oakwood Schools, the school board met with K12 representatives on Monday, October 10 to discuss the search process and timeline. “The Oakwood School Board places community involvement above all …

The Cloverdale Unified School District released a report on Friday detailing the results of an investigation into the actions of former Washington Middle School principal Mark Lucchetti that led to his demotion and subsequent resignation. In an Oct. 3 settlement with the district, Lucchetti received his teacher’s full salary for the remaining 2022-23 school year, …

DANVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – Dr. Greg Ross is the new Superintendent of Danville Independent Schools. He says Danville is a town of firsts and he is the school district‘s first black superintendent. He says it’s not just his running that allows him to bring a dynamic perspective to the table. “So it’s not just …

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SHARONVILLE, Ohio — The Sharonville Police Department says an active shooter’s report at Princeton High School is a hoax. Sharonville police have given Princeton High School the go-ahead. Investigators say Sharonville police received a 911 transferred from Cincinnati who allegedly came from inside the school. The caller reportedly claimed there was an active shooter and …

School districts that refuse to implement New Jersey’s new sex-ed standards can be penalized, the state has warned after a small number of school boards and county governments backed down. Using the most blunt language in months, the state Department of Education said districts that do not implement changes to the sex and health education …

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) – Two new trustees were approved at the Champaign Unit 4 Board of Education meeting Sept. 12. Cara Burkhart is the new director of Kids Plus. Burkhart started in education in July 2013 as a 5th grade teacher at Meridian Elementary School. In August 2014, Burkhart taught Grade 3 at Sangamon Valley …

More than one in four students enrolled in Knox County schools missed at least 18 days of school last year. That’s up from 16 percent the previous year, and one of the main reasons administrators believe the state gave the district a dreaded “in need of improvement” classification. The absenteeism rate is the highest recorded …

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Micah Stauffer strongly believes that every individual is a leader. The Wicomico County Public Schools Superintendent officially took the reins July 1, succeeding Donna Hanlin, who retired June 30 after serving the county for six years. Since then, the surrounding community has welcomed him with open arms, Stauffer says. Stauffer has already begun working closely …

NEW MILFORD — The city’s school board has started the process of finding a new principal. The new superintendent would replace Acting Superintendent JeanAnn Paddfote, who currently holds that position. To fulfill that role, board chair Wendy Faulenbach said the school board has created a superintendent search committee. . Faulenbach said the district hired and …

PHILADELPHIA — When she was in fifth grade, Jayda Pugliese realized “something was wrong.” As a student at St. Mary Interparochial School in Philadelphia, she struggled to keep up in class. His world was silent, due to a progressive disease that was attacking his auditory nerves. An adept lip-reader, Pugliese managed to get regular hearing …

METAIRIE (WVUE) — Jefferson Parish Public School officials confirm that an administrator at John Q. Adams Middle School is on leave after an incident with a student last Tuesday (August 23). The move comes after a student mother posted a viral photo on Facebook showing an adult grabbing her daughter by the hair. #BREAKING A …

Principal Rudy Ramirez A number of parents and supporters have sent letters to the school board and superintendent in support of a principal caught on camera speaking out against the school’s white neighbors after a caretaker was briefly detained by local police investigating on reports of a possible burglar on the San Rafael Elementary School …

ALEXANDRIA — Going from pandemic to endemic, Alexandria Public Schools Superintendent Rick Sansted says he not only wants to communicate with parents, but also with the public. Sansted shared information about “the state of the school district” at a listening and learning event on August 17 through the Alexandria Lake District Chamber of Commerce. He …

Beebe School District Superintendent Dr. Chris Nail wants to be prepared to be on the front lines when it comes to asking for the district’s share of $50 million in state-allocated school safety funds. “We want to be the first out there with ‘that’s what we ask,’” Nail told the Beebe School District earlier this …

It was a bullet that flew over his scalp like a warning shot that set Andrae Townsel on a path that would lead him to the leadership of a thriving school system. The Detroit, Michigan native, who took over as superintendent of Calvert Public Schools this summer, recalled the experience that happened when he was …

Royal Oak Secondary School welcomes new Principal Sharida Lewis (Royal Oak Schools, August 14, 2022) Royal Oak, MI – There will be a new face leading the students at Royal Oak High School this fall. Royal Oak Schools is proud to welcome Sharida Lewis as the new Head of School. It was approved by the …

MADISON (WKOW) — Class during COVID-19 has been anything but normal. From virtual learning to changing rules on masks, physical distancing and quarantine times, students, parents and educators have endured changing learning environments for nearly 2.5 years. This fall, many hope things will be a little more normal. District administrators and doctors say they hope …

GREENWICH — The new vice-principal appointed at Parkway School is an educator who worked as head teacher for student support at Stamford Public Schools. Matthew Cerruto’s appointment as Parkway is effective immediately, Greenwich Superintendent Toni Jones announced Monday. Cerruto replaces Cindy Boucard, who left Greenwich Public Schools at the end of last school year for …

LEAVING THE POSITION — Dana Snider reflected on her career in education at Thursday’s Harrison Hills City School District meeting, her last as superintendent before her retirement takes effect. –JD Long CADIZ — Harrison Hills City School District Superintendent Dana Snider’s monthly report turned into a farewell as the July 28 …

Job : August 3, 2022 Happy school year! Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent Scott Elder welcomes staff to the start of the 2022-23 school year. Hello and welcome to the 2022-2023 school year. In case we haven’t met yet, I’m your superintendent, Scott Elder. How are you living this school year? Excited? Anxious? Maybe a little …

Bilingual education is a growing component of Niza High’s Marcos curriculum. The Tempe Union School District, which includes Marcos de Niza and Corona del Sol High Schools in South Tempe and West Chandler, has overcome the challenges of hiring teachers and plans to open the new school year with full staff, according to district officials. …

Melanie Kay-Wyatt, the current chief human resources officer for Alexandria City Public Schools, becomes the school system‘s acting superintendent beginning in September. Melanie Kay-Wyatt, the current head of human resources for Alexandria City Public Schools in Virginia, becomes the school system’s acting superintendent starting in September. The school board made the appointment at a special …

MONROE — After months of controversy and turmoil, the school district has a new permanent superintendent of schools. The district also has a new acting business administrator and chief security officer. By a vote of 6 to 2 with one abstention, the school board on Wednesday named acting superintendent Chari Chanley as permanent superintendent with …

Celine Wicks in 2019 when she was hired as the principal of Strawberry Park Elementary School. The Steamboat Springs School Board named her district superintendent last week. Courtesy picture Celine Wicks, the current principal of Strawberry Park Elementary School, has been chosen to become the next superintendent of the Steamboat Springs School District. The school …

SALISBURY — April Kuhn has been named acting superintendent of Rowan-Salisbury Schools. The school board made the decision Thursday afternoon at a convened meeting. The board met for more than two hours behind closed doors to discuss the next steps in its search for superintendent. Kuhn serves as the district’s student services and compliance officer …

FREEHOLD — When the 2022-23 school year begins in September, Freehold Middle School will have a new principal for the first time in a decade. John Brovak was appointed by the Freehold Borough K-8 School District Board of Education as Middle School Principal at a recent meeting. Brovak will become principal on August 1 as …

FILE PHOTO: A gender-neutral bathroom is seen at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, California September 30, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 16 (Reuters) – A federal judge in Tennessee has temporarily blocked Biden administration guidelines allowing transgender workers and students to use bathrooms and locker …

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — The search for a new Hillsborough School superintendent continues as recruiting begins this summer. More teachers have also left the district recently, underscoring the need for a good fit in a new superintendent. Brown compiled a list of the district’s strengths and challenges in order to find the ideal solution. To do …

School administrators are competent planners, possess sound judgment and are adept at managing relationships with a variety of people (staff, parents, students, regulators and the public). An excellent school administrator also has attention to detail and conflict management skills. If you like this school administrator job description, also check out our other education job descriptions. …

MARLBORO — The Marlboro Central School District (BOE) School Board has appointed Michael Rydell as the district’s Superintendent of Schools. He will replace Michael Brooks, who is retiring this summer. The appointment was made at a July 6 Council meeting. Orange-Ulster BOCES and the BOE spent almost three months searching for a new superintendent. The …

California children will be allowed to go to school without face coverings when classes resume in the fall. But public health officials, while not requiring them, will still recommend face coverings for students and staff in an effort to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks in K-12 schools. State guidelines, updated last week, allow mask-free classrooms to continue …

100 years ago, for the second week of July 1922, from the pages of the Greeley Tribune-Republican newspaper: Despite the unfavorable wheat harvest, in two weeks farmers in the Nunn area will have their free chicken feast. You can get the free ticket from the Farmers or the Greeley Chamber of Commerce. Also from Nunn, …

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – A new leader is preparing to take the reins as the next superintendent of schools in the town of Selma. The board voted last Thursday to appoint Zickeyous Byrd to the position. Bryd was born in Prichard, Alabama and raised in Washington County. He says that between academic shortcomings and a …

After serving as interim manager for the past year, Lorenzo Jones has been appointed manager of Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School in Cleveland. The announcement was made by Frank O’Linn, secretary of education and superintendent of schools for the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland. “We are delighted to elevate Mr. Jones to the position of manager …

Mike McElrath is greeted by students Friday morning in the halls of Persell Middle School. After a long career in the district, including as manager of Persell, McElrath is set to retire. PJ photos by Eric Tichy Mike McElrath, principal of Persell Middle School in Jamestown and a longtime district employee, is ready for retirement. …

DULUTH — A top Duluth public schools administrator is heading to state government while another remains behind. Cathy Erickson, the district’s chief financial officer, is set to be the next director of school finances for the Minnesota Department of Education. District officials announced Erickson’s new gig at a board meeting on Tuesday. Superintendent John Magas …

Congratulations to the following students from La Grange Elementary School. Principal List (All A’s) 2nd year: Chole Becerril, Cooper Center, Russell Daniels, Lauren Locklear, Allyson Martinez, Julius Nino 3rd year: Ethan Borden, Levi Cauley, Easton Harrison, Connor Herring, Jezebel Huerta-Hernandez, AhRianna McPhail, Leo Pelletier, Ava Wade 5th year: Marina Becker Argueta, Colton Davis, Micah Exum, …

June 17, 2022 | Judicial monitoring The Department of Justice (DOJ) helped a public school administrator win a major settlement after he was reprimanded and then fired for refusing to enforce the student dress code because he believed it discriminatory to the towards African Americans. Additionally, the taxpayer-funded school district in a Columbus, Ohio suburb …

University of Hawaii to the alumnus of Mānoa College of Education Laura Ahn was appointed on 2022 Hawaii State Principal of the Year by the Hawaii Association of Secondary School Administrators (HASA). Ahn, principal of Niu Valley Middle School, earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education, a post-baccalaureate degree in elementary education, and a master’s …

Lexington School District 2 Logo The former superintendent of a Midlands school district will be paid nearly a quarter of a million dollars by the district to end his contract nearly a year early. A settlement agreement between Lexington 2 and Superintendent Nicholas Wade, provided to the state, requires the district to pay Wade $240,000 …

ELIDA – At the Elida School Board meeting, Justin Firks was introduced as the new high school principal coming from the local schools in Bethel where he had served the past three years as superintendent. He has been a superintendent for seven years, but was looking to find a position as a building administrator. Firks …

BRUNI, Texas — With less than 60 days to go before the new school year begins, board members and the Webb Consolidated Independent School District are searching for a new superintendent after accepting the resignation of Beto D. Gonzalez following an incident involving the school district. in litigation. Gonzalez — now the former Webb Consolidated …

STAMFORD – Superintendent Tamu Lucero said she plans to move forward with the transition to the 4×4 hybrid bouldering schedule next year at Stamford High and Westhill High School, despite recent concerns expressed by school principals regarding the potential “catastrophic” consequences on student achievement and graduation. Last week, Principal Matthew Forker of Stamford High School …

Two and a half years after footage emerged of her dragging a special education student through school, the principal of an elementary school in Tennessee has been fired. Helen Campbell was fired Thursday from Walter Hill Elementary in Murfreesboro for “unprofessional conduct, conduct unbecoming, insubordination and lack of duty.” On Nov. 4, 2019, the unnamed …

The next Superintendent of Martha’s Vineyard Schools may already be working in the district, ready to take the reins when Dr. Matthew D’Andrea leaves at the end of next month. Or the all-island school board can choose its next chief administrator from a pool of as-yet-unknown external candidates, following a formal search conducted while an …

The Exeter Township Principals’ Council is pleased to announce that they have chosen Dr Christy Haller to be the next District Superintendent. Dr Haller will begin serving as Superintendent of Exeter Schools on July 1, 2022. No stranger to Exeter Township, Dr Haller has worked in the district for almost 15 years and currently serves …

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) — A rural superintendent in Iowa said he believes Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds (R) wants school officials to push lawmakers to pass the brief 2369 of the Senate, commonly referred to as the School Voucher Bill. The push occurred during a meeting in April between the governor and about six other …

If you ask him what he’s most proud of, it’s not the awards…it’s the lives of the leaders he helped shape. MACON, Ga. — Some might think being named Georgia Superintendent of the Year would be the pinnacle of a person’s career. Will you win National Superintendent of the Year, though? It’s the stuff dreams …

MACON, Ga. (AP) — A central Georgia school district has found its next leader. The Bibb County School Board voted 6-2 on Tuesday to appoint Dan Anthony Sims as the district’s new superintendent. He is expected to start in his new role on July 1, The Telegraph reported. The vote for Sims ended a nearly …

Get the latest news from Syracuse delivered straight to your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter here. The School Board for the City of Syracuse School District announced its unanimous vote on Wednesday to appoint Anthony Q. Davis, Sr. as the district’s acting superintendent, according to a press release posted on the SCSD website. Davis, an …

MAIZE, Kan. (KWCH) – The Maize community is rallying behind one of its high school principals, Chris Botts. He and his family are in Houston where Botts is receiving treatment for an aggressive type of back cancer, large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNEC). Background information about Botts’ cancer, shared on a Facebook page dedicated to a …

A trip to the beach, a day at the pool, a trip to an amusement park. It’s what you’d expect to see on any kid’s list of things to look forward to during summer vacation. But Kriscynthia Palacios says her children are looking forward to more time in the classroom this summer and less time …

The Central School District has announced its finalists for the position of principal of Ash Creek Elementary School and Central High School. Finalists will visit CSD communities this week. The two buildings will be an opportunity for the community to meet the candidates. Candidates for the new CHS director are Roseanna Larson and Nate Muñoz. …

FRAMINGHAM — A primary school principal from Brockton was nominated on Thursday to become the next principal at Hemenway Primary School. Marybeth O’Brien, currently principal of Gilmore Elementary School in Brockton, will take up her new post in Framingham on July 1. district community while navigating the selection process. “It’s obvious that Hemenway is an …

Blue Ridge High School principal Reena Watson confirmed in a statement that she does not plan to return as principal of Blue Ridge next school year. But Watson, the Greenville County Schools’ longest-serving high school principal, said in the statement that she had not officially resigned or retired from the district. Greenville County Schools announced …

Placeholder while loading article actions Classes were finally over at the Edmund Burke School in northwest Washington, so 15-year-old Phoenix Gault-Brown, a sophomore, gathered his things on the upper school’s second floor and headed prepared to get off for the car pool lane. He had planned a fairly routine evening – he was going to …

Rick Dormer has resigned as Principal of Petersburg Middle and High School after 13 years on the job. In August, he will start working as the principal of Ketchikan High School. (Photo by Angela Denning/KFSK) By Angela Denning, KFSK Petersburg’s longtime secondary principal quit and took a job running Ketchikan High School. Rick Dormer made …

A field of six superintendent candidates at Riverview is now down to just two finalists. The Riverview Community Schools Board of Education conducted its first round of interviews April 13-14 and asked Pamela Campbell and Joseph Hatzl to return for a second round of interviews on Tuesday April 19. Campbell is the superintendent of the …

GUILFORD, Conn. (WFSB) — According to Superintendent Guilford, the high school received an unfounded threat Thursday against students of Jewish descent. The unnamed report claimed that an unnamed student brought a gas mask to school on Thursday and made threatening statements toward people of Jewish descent in the school or community. Guilford Police have been …

PHOTO ABOVE: New SDP Superintendent Tony B. Watlington Sr., Ed.D. (Photo/philasd.org) The board is proud to announce the appointment of Tony B. Watlington Sr., Ed.D. as the next superintendent of the Philadelphia School District. Watlington’s first day as superintendent of Philadelphia will be June 16, 2022. Since January 2021, Dr. Watlington has served as Superintendent …

The Ocean View School District has found its next superintendent. The board has named Dr. Michael Conroy to succeed Dr. Carol Hansen, who has announced plans to retire next July after seven years leading the district of 7,000 students. Conroy, selected after extensive research and a lengthy interview with directors, signed a three-year contract which …

FRANKLIN, TN (WSMV) – Williamson County Schools Superintendent Jason Golden announced Tuesday that he plans to recommend a school be closed later this month. According to the Williamson County Schools website, Golden will recommend the closure of Discovery K-8 Online School at the April 14 business session and April 18 board meeting. Information about the …

The Philadelphia School Board has chosen veteran North Carolina educator Tony Watlington to be the city’s next school superintendent, succeeding Superintendent William Hite at a pivotal time in the district. As of January 2021, Watlington has run the Rowan-Salisbury School District, which has 18,000 students, where many schools have been granted significant autonomy by the …

Alison Yin for EdSource Approximately 13% of public school enrollment in California are special education students. Alison Yin for EdSource Approximately 13% of public school enrollment in California are special education students. Each year, a greater percentage of students in California qualify for special education. Last year, about 13% of K-12 California public school students …

NELSON COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) – Nelson County Public Schools has a new superintendent effective July 1. On Friday, the school board named Dr. Amanda Hester its new leader. To take the position, she leaves her position as assistant superintendent of Louisa County Public Schools. She replaces Dr. Martha Eagle, who has retired. “We are very …