superintendents

ASCD Selects Wash. Deputy Superintendent and Md. Teacher as 2013 Outstanding Young Educators

At ASCD's 68th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show in Chicago, Ill., Joshua Garcia, deputy superintendent of Tacoma Public Schools in Tacoma, Wash., and Ryan Twentey, a photography teacher at Parkville High School in Parkville, Md., were announced as winners of the association’s prestigious 2013 Outstanding Young Educator Award (OYEA).

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New Ohio Chief is Up for Challenge

Mark Kleinhans says he knows he’s in for a challenge in moving to the Bedford Public Schools as superintendent, but he’s confident he'll be equal to it.

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Retired Texas Superintendent Throws Support Behind Board Newcomer

The popular retired Plano superintendent Doug Otto has publicly endorsed a candidate for the first time in about three decades, and it is not a trustee he worked with on the school board.

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Md. Board Narrows Superintendent Search to Three

The Prince George’s County Board of Education narrowed the field for a new school superintendent to three candidates.

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Reform-Minded Superintendent Leaving Las Vegas

Clark County Schools Superintendent Dwight Jones announced Tuesday evening that he is stepping down from the nation's fifth-largest school district. Jones, who was hired in October 2010, said he is leaving to take care of his ailing mother.

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California District Looking for New Superintendent -- Again

After two misses -- the first when the school board rejected the finalists, and the second, when the top contender withdrew after blistering public criticism over his perceived homophobia and top-down management style -- the community is looking for a superintendent that's a good fit for the diverse and demanding Berkeley, Calif. community. School trustees have picked Cedar Rapids, Iowa firm Ray & Associates to recruit and scrutinize candidates.

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Anchorage Superintendent Interviews for Iowa Job

Anchorage school Superintendent Jim Browder is due to meet the public and interview for the superintendent's job in Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday. School Board members in Anchorage said they learned on Friday that Browder had applied for the Iowa position and is one of three finalists. The deadline for candidates to apply for the Iowa job was Feb. 11.

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Dr. Julia Espe Could be Princeton’s Superintendent of Schools

The Princeton Board of Education met in special session Tuesday night to determine the future of the school district’s leadership plan. The agenda for the meeting, posted Friday, March 1, states that the school board will discuss and act on offering the permanent superintendent position to Espe. That came a day after an original posting, stating that the board will discuss and act on extending Espe’s current contract as interim superintendent.

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Other Top Jobs Won't Lure Paul Craft Away from Delaware City (Del.)

After a month of being pulled in multiple directions, Superintendent Paul Craft has decided to stay right where he is.

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Ex-Staten Islander 'Elected' to Run Tenn. Charter

Voted as one of Forbes Magazine's 2012 "30 under 30," Ravi Gupta made an early entry into politics, but decided to pursue his goal of making changes in education by launching a charter school in Nashville.

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