Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 09/09/2014 - 12:55am
In Massachusetts, Salem School Superintendent Steve Russell announced that he won't seek to extend his contract with the district due to the repercussions from philosophical differences between the town's mayor and some school committee members. Russell was first hired in 2011.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 09/09/2014 - 12:51am
Two years into her position, Freeport Schools Superintendent Roberta Selleck has submitted a letter of resignation to the school board.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 09/05/2014 - 2:02am
Seventy-five percent of the superintendents of Hudson Valley school districts have been in their current positions for five years or less, according to a study conducted by Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress. The study offers recommendations to decrease turnover, including giving consideration to countywide school districts and shared superintendents.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 09/05/2014 - 1:56am
Patricia Howell, Lowell Joint School District’s superintendent for the last eight years, has announced she will retire in early November. The board’s goal is to find her successor by late October before she leaves.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 09/05/2014 - 1:46am
Angela Pringle was sworn in as the Richmond County Superintendent of Schools. Pringle, the district’s first female superintendent, will oversee 61 schools and manage a budget of $243 million. She was previously the Region 2 superintendent for DeKalb County.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 09/02/2014 - 1:05am
New Jersey's North Plainfield district has chosen West Milford Superintendent James McLaughlin as its new superintendent. McLaughlin will start his new position in January 2015.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:58am
Mike Waldrip has been hired by Coppell ISD as the district's new superintendent. Waldrip, a former deputy superintendent of administrative operations for Frisco ISD, replaces longtime leader Jeff Turner, who left to become executive director of the Texas Association of Suburban/Mid-Urban Schools.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:22am
Fayetteville-Manlius School Superintendent Corliss Kaiser announced that she will retire at the end of the 2014-2015 school year. Kaiser has spent 46 years working in education, including 10 as the district's superintendent.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:15am
Victor Shandor, with more than 20 years of experience in public education, will take over as the new superintendent of York County School Division on November 1. The division has been without a permanent superintendent since July 1 when Eric Williams stepped down to take the top spot at Loudon County Public Schools.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:05am
Sam Watkins, who served as the principal at Peru Junior High School for 13 years, became the new superintendent of Peru Community Schools. He replaces former superintendent Chuck Brimbury, who announced in June he wanted to resign.