Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/02/2015 - 10:58pm
The South Carolina district's trustees voted to hire Craig Witherspoon, even as controversy swirled about him and another of the three top finalists and some parents sought to delay the vote. Witherspoon most recently served as superintendent of Alabama's Birmingham City Schools.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 02/27/2015 - 12:27am
Christopher W. Heilig will become the new superintendent of schools for the Rancocas Valley Regional High School District. He is leaving the Lenape Regional High School District as director of programs and planning to take the new post.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 02/27/2015 - 12:23am
The Arizona district has tapped Mike Thomason to be its next superintendent. Thomason, who succeeds the retiring Denise Birdwell, is currently the assistant superintendent of operations for the Higley district.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 02/27/2015 - 12:20am
Schools in Freeport, Pownal and Durham will have a new superintendent in September. Regional School Unit 5 voted to hire Edward McDonough, who is currently the superintendent in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 02/27/2015 - 12:05am
Curtis L. Jones has been named as Georgia district's new school superintendent. Jones comes to Bibb County by way of Griffin-Spalding County, where he has served as superintendent since 2009.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/24/2015 - 2:17am
Morgan Forness, a longtime private-school educator, was named the superintendent of North Dakota's Central Cass Schools. Forness is the superintendent and principal of Shiloh Christian School in Bismarck.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/24/2015 - 2:13am
Beacon City School District is hiring interim Superintendent Barbara Walkley as the permanent chief. Walkley suspended her retirement to take on the temporary role in August 2014, following the abrupt departure of former Superintendent Paul Dorward.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/24/2015 - 1:54am
The North Carolina district has named its interim superintendent to the full-time position. Bill Harrison was previously the chairman of the North Carolina State Board of Education from 2009 to 2013.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/19/2015 - 3:20pm
Superintendent Richard Markwardt will take over West Geauga schools after he resigns from Beachwood at the conclusion of his contract at the end of the school year. Robert Hardis, who has served as Beachwood's assistant superintendent since 2012, will replace Markwardt as Beachwood's top leader.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/19/2015 - 3:08pm
Selected from a pool of 34 applicants, Gillian Chapman was hired to replace Pam Shea as superintendent of Teton County School District No. 1. She is currently Shawnee Mission USD's associate superintendent for secondary administrative services in Kansas.