The Grand Rapids school board is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy caused by a recent resignation. Applicants should submit a resume and a letter of intent explaining why they are seeking the office, why they believe they are qualified, and what experience they may have with Grand Rapids Public Schools and/or public education.
Shawn Halbrook will take over as South Conway County School District superintendent in Morrilton, Ark., beginning July 1. He replaces Annette Henderson, who is leaving to become an assistant superintendent in the Fort Smith (Ark.) School District.
Rick Mills, superintendent of Manatee County (Fla.) schools, said the school district is dysfunctional and in need of stronger executives, so he's making changes at the top. Mills will unveil his reorganization plan on Monday, which includes a chief information and technology officer.
The board of El Rancho Unified School District has tentatively chosen a new school superintendent. Martin Galindo was tapped for the position contingent upon a "positive community visit by board members to Mr. Galindo's present school district."
The Poughkeepsie City School District Board of Education appointed Nicole Williams, currently the senior deputy superintendent for academic services and chief academic officer for the St. Louis Public Schools, as superintendent, effective July 1.
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Don Markese, currently the director of technology at Freehold Regional High School in Englishtown, N.J., was appointed as the new supervisor of technology at the Caldwell-West Caldwell (N.J.) school district. Markese’ one-year contract will begin on July 1 and he will make $110,000.