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Berman To Lead District In Eugene, Oregon

Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Sheldon Berman has a new job. Last night, he was named the next superintendent of schools for the 4J school district in Eugene, Oregon.

The chair of the Eugene school board described Berman as “a visionary educational leader” with “strong leadership skills and educational expertise.”

Berman’s new school district has about 16,000 students. JCPS serves about 100,000 students.

The Jefferson County School Board did not to renew Berman’s current contract, which ends after this school year. Berman takes over in Eugene on July 1st.

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Berman Among Finalists For Job In Eugene, Oregon

Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Sheldon Berman could soon be headed to the Pacific Northwest.

According to reports from Eugene, Oregon, Berman is a finalist for a superintendent’s job in the city.

The JCPS board decided last year not to renew Berman’s contract, which expires this summer. Berman and two other finalists are due in Eugene for a meeting March 8th. Berman’s competitors for the job come from school districts in Montana and Iowa.

Berman told the Courier-Journal he is looking for other superintendent jobs as well.