Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 12:51pm
A central office committee chose Patricia Mann, an instructor at A.I. Prince Technical High School in Hartford, Conn. out of 16 state finalists who were the respective teachers of the year at technical high schools across the state.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 12:40pm
The new Edgewood Elementary School (Charleston, W.Va.), which will implement a "blended learning" style, has hired Pam Gould as principal. Gould will oversee a staff unfamiliar with the new curriculum, while at the same time consolidating two low-performing schools: Watts and Robins.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 3:02pm
The Midland Park (N.J.) schools Board of Education named Eurico Antunes to the district’s new position of technology and data coordinator. According to schools Superintendent Dr. Marie C. Cirasella, the position was created to meet the increasing demands the state has put on school districts for data reporting.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 2:51pm
Arthur Williams has been selected as the new Jefferson Elementary STEM School principal. A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Williams will officially assume his new position at the Winona, Minn. school on August 1.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 9:39am
ASCD has selected 25 educators from around the globe for its 2013 Emerging Leaders class. The Emerging Leaders program recognizes and prepares young, promising educators to influence programs, policy, and practice on both the local and national levels.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 9:16am
As a senior scientist at the National Science Foundation's Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Morris Aizenman was used to dealing with the complexities of astronomy, astrophysics, and earth sciences. But some of the most challenging questions he gets these days come from curious 7-year-olds. Aizenman has been volunteering in STEM classes at Taylor Elementary School in Arlington, Va.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 8:53am
Finalist Deepak Agarwal, CIO for the Palm Beach County (Fla.) School District, is being recognized by SearchCIO for his achievements in cultural innovation, technological advancement, business value, green IT, IT engagement, and customer experience.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 06/12/2013 - 8:50am
The demand for technology in education prompted the Pea Ridge district school board (Benton County, Ark.) to create a third position in technology, agreeing to hire another technology specialist.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 06/11/2013 - 2:29pm
After going through 31 votes that each ended in a 4-4 tie, the Greater Lowell (Mass.) Technical High School Committee opted to immediately look for an interim superintendent who could serve for an initial period of three months.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 3:19pm
Rick Mills, superintendent of Manatee County (Fla.) schools, said the school district is dysfunctional and in need of stronger executives, so he's making changes at the top. Mills will unveil his reorganization plan on Monday, which includes a chief information and technology officer.