Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 02/14/2013 - 3:57pm
The Beaufort County Board of Education has selected three finalists in its search for a new superintendent: Gloria J. Davis is currently the superintendent of the 9,100-student Decatur Public Schools in Decatur, Ill. Kathryn LeRoy is the director of high school programs for the 125,000-student Duval County Public Schools in Jacksonville, Fla. Jeffrey Moss is the superintendent of the 9,850-student Lee County Schools in Sanford, N.C.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 02/14/2013 - 3:51pm
Kriner Cash is a finalist for the superintendent’s job in New Bedford, Mass., about an hour south of Boston. The school system has a budget of $106 million and 13,000 students, about an eighth of the size of Memphis City Schools, where Cash is presently employed.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 3:09pm
The Boulder Valley School District is restructuring its administrative positions, including reinstating the deputy superintendent position, but isn't adding additional staff members. Filling the deputy superintendent position is Deirdre Pilch, who has been the district's assistant superintendent for secondary school leadership since 2007.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 3:05pm
The Holly School Board has selected six candidates to interview for the school district's superintendent position. And among those candidates is one of the district's own, Dave Nuss, assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 3:01pm
Even though Mansfield Independent School District's superintendent has not officially resigned, the school board Tuesday named an interim to take care of day-to-day operations. Jim Vaszauskas, 56, who has been the district's associate superintendent for curriculum and instruction since May 2009, took over the reins as interim superintendent Wednesday.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 9:34am
Concetta Raimondi, 36 year veteran of public education and currently superintendent of Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township, Indianapolis, Ind., will be honored by the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) and awarded the 2013 Dr. Effie H. Jones Humanitarian Award during the AASA National Conference on Education (NCE), Feb. 21-23 in Los Angeles, Calif.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 02/03/2013 - 1:53pm
During her three years as Washington D.C. public schools chancellor, Michelle Rhee raised eyebrows with her tough-love approach to fixing a failing school system. And when I sat down with Rhee on “This Week,” the controversial education reformer made no apologies for her rough-and-tumble philosophy.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 4:42pm
Praised as a "visionary leader" who showed "grace under pressure," Round Rock School Superintendent Jesús Chávez announced Wednesday he is retiring at the end of this year, after seven years on the job.