A member of the search committee that screened candidates for superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools says she believes the panel got the best possible pool of applicants for the job. Myrdin Thompson is also president of the 15th District PTA. She says now that the list of candidates has been narrowed to two finalists,… Continue reading Search Panel Member Satisfied With JCPS Supt. Candidates
The two finalists for the superintendent’s job at Jefferson County Public Schools will visit Louisville next week. The school board selected them today from a field of five semifinalists. They are: Dr. Donna Hargens (below left), Chief Academic Officer for Wake County Public Schools in North Carolina, which has more than 143,000 students; and Dr.… Continue reading Two Finalists Chosen For JCPS Superintendent’s Job
The process of hiring a new superintendent for Jefferson County Public Schools takes a major step forward this week with the selection of two or three finalists. School board chair Steve Imhoff says the panel will pick the finalists Wednesday and invite them to Louisville to meet the public in early June. Five semifinalists were… Continue reading Finalists For JCPS Superintendent To Be Named This Week
The Jefferson County Board of Education is moving closer to hiring a new superintendent. Board chair Steve Imhoff says the five semi-finalists for the job were interviewed today. “On June 1, which is next Wednesday, our board will decide which two or three candidates we will invite to Louisville to come and meetthe public,” he… Continue reading JCPS Board To Narrow Superintendent Candidate Field
The school board voted in November to replace current Superintendent Sheldon Berman. He’s now a finalist for a superintendent’s job in Eugene, Oregon.
“Though I very much appreciate that the board was willing to reconsider and put this on the agenda, I think it’s time for all of us to move on,” said current Superintendent Sheldon Berman.
Berman says he hopes the next leader of the district will build on the accomplishments of his administration.
Berman’s four-year contract expires at the end of June. The vote to replace Berman came after the board met in closed session for about three hours.
Two Louisville high schools will share a three-year $1.5 million dollar federal grant. The money is intended to help students become better connected with their schools. The grant from the U.S. Department of Education will support the concept called Smaller Learning Communities, which reduces class size, and offers more personal attention from teachers and advisors. … Continue reading Two Schools To Share DOE Grant