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Rob Saxton leaves Oregon Department of Education

After three years as the state's deputy superintendent of public instruction, Rob Saxton will take on a new role as superintendent of the Northwest Regional Education Service District.

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Kentucky district picks internal candidate for superintendent position

Mayfield Independent Schools named Assistant Superintendent Joe Henderson as its next superintendent, succeeding Lonnie Burgett, who has held the position for 21 years. Henderson, who served as assistant superintendent and director of instructional programs since 2008, first came to the district in 2001.

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Hudson School District has new superintendent

Nick Ouellette, currently the superintendent of the Odebolt-Arthur and Battle Creek Schools in Iowa, has been chosen to take over the Wisconsin district's top leadership position. He is replacing Superintendent Mary Bowen-Eggebraaten, who is retiring after 10 years in the position.

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Federal Way Public Schools picks Tammy Campbell as superintendent

The Washington district's board of directors selected Tammy Campbell, who is currently serving as the assistant superintendent for learning and teaching in the Renton School District. The superintendent position was vacated after former Superintendent Rob Neu became the head of the Oklahoma City Public School District.

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Lexington hires new school superintendent

The Illinois school district hired Dwight Stricklin as its next superintendent. Stricklin, who is superintendent and principal at Kansas Elementary School in southeastern Illinois, will succeed Curt Nettles.

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Warren Drake named new superintendent of Louisiana district

The East Baton Rouge Parish School System picked Warren Drake, the former superintendent of the Zachary school district. Drake has spent much of his career working in East Baton Rouge schools.

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Veteran superintendent named to lead New York district

Craig Tice, currently the Marcellus school district's superintendent, will take over the superintendent position for the Fayetteville-Manlius school district in July. The district's current superintendent, Corliss Kaiser, will retire after 46 years working in education, including 10 as Fayetteville-Manlius' superintendent.

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Iowa district picks principal for superintendent position

The Lake Mills School Board selected Chad Kohagen, the high school principal at Oelwein High School, as the district’s next superintendent. He will succeed Daryl Sherman, who is retiring after 39 years in education, 21 of them as Lake Mills superintendent.

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Cameron Ryba named new Strongsville schools superintendent

Assistant Superintendent Cameron Ryba will become the Ohio school district's superintendent when John Krupinski retires in July. Ryba has spent nearly 10 years working for the district.

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Les Tubb officially named as Brunswick County Schools' superintendent

Les Tubb had been the North Carolina district's interim superintendent since the board terminated former Superintendent Edward Pruden's contract in November. Tubb, who has been with Brunswick County Schools since 1975, has served the county as a principal, director of athletics and career technical education director.

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