superintendents

Rangeley Lakes (Maine) Regional School District Hires New Superintendent

The superintendent of a five-town midcoast school district in Maine has been hired by the Rangeley Lakes Regional School District. Susan Pratt, who has led RSU 40 for two years, was hired by the Rangeley school board on Tuesday night, according to Board Vice Chairwoman Jennifer Farmer. Pratt will serve as Rangeley’s superintendent as well as the principal of its 200-student K12 school.

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Meetings to Focus on Plan for Fort Worth Schools

Superintendent Walter Dansby sees the development and launch of a five-year strategic plan for the district as a critical step in making sure everyone is on the same page.

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New Marshall County Schools (W.Va.) Superintendent Plans ‘Infrastructure’ Administration

With 34 years of teaching experience, all in Marshall County, Michael Hince said he feels confident in his abilities to focus on curriculum and adapting to challenges facing teachers and students.

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Sixteen Apply for Alabama Superintendent Spot

The Alabaster Board of Education received 16 applications for its full-time superintendent position. The Board will lay out the next steps in its search for a full-time school superintendent during an April 8 meeting at the Alabaster City Hall Annex building.

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Illinois Superintendent Receives Contract Extension

Carol Stream Elementary District 93 Superintendent Bill Shields has received a contract extension that will keep him in his job until 2017. The contract sets student academic performance goals that Shields must accomplish. 

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Superintendent Jobs Pay Well, but Often Short-Lived, Thankless

David Goodin came to Connellsville Area School District (Pa.) as superintendent in 2008 thinking he could change academics and administrative operations. About two-and-a-half years into his three-year contract, change did happen — with his departure.

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Board Promotes Conn. Principal to Assistant Super

Cross Street Intermediate School Principal Christopher Montini was hired as the new assistant superintendent by the Board of Education on Tuesday.

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New Contract Approved for Pittsburgh Superintendent

Linda S. Lane will retain her position as superintendent of Pittsburgh Public Schools for another three years. The district's Board of Directors this month entered into a new three-year agreement with Lane, effective through June 2016.

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Pittsfield, Mass. Schools Superintendent Gets Long-Term Deal

The city's School Committee has awarded an unprecedented five-year contract to incoming school superintendent Jason "Jake" McCandless. By a 6-1 vote, with Daniel C. Elias opposed, the school board on Wednesday agreed to the long-term deal -- with a starting annual salary of $157,000 -- because it felt McCandless has shown he will be committed to the local school system. Traditionally, the city school board has hired superintendents three years at a time.

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Cody (Wyo.) Public Schools in Superintendent Search

The Cody (Wyo.) Public Schools Board of Trustees is holding public forums for superintendent candidates from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on March 20, 21, and 25 at the Holiday Inn in Cody.

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