Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/07/2013 - 9:07am
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.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/07/2013 - 9:00am
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.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 9:51am
After a month of being pulled in multiple directions, Superintendent Paul Craft has decided to stay right where he is.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 9:30am
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.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Thu, 02/21/2013 - 12:07pm
"I want Bentley to be the small school everyone wants to come to," says Rebekah Dupuis.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 02/18/2013 - 4:17pm
A leader for the new Ypsilanti (Mich.) Community Schools district will be chosen Tuesday, and the Ypsilanti and Willow Run schools will merge effective July 1.
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 Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 11:20am
John R. Kellogg, 50, will become chief next school year, replacing Dan Good, who plans to retire after six years in charge of the district.
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.