Posts Tagged ‘Board of Education’

 

Board appoints new principals, administrators at October 7 meeting

The Board of Education approved the following staff appointments at its October 7 meeting:

  • Matthew Wight has been appointed Principal at Apex Friendship High School.
  • Edmund Gilewicz has been appointed Principal at Baucom Elementary School.
  • Mary Ellen Leach has been appointed Principal at Scotts Ridge Elementary School.
  • Jennifer Pitarra has been appointed Assistant Principal at Olive Chapel Elementary School.
  • Amy McGarry has been appointed Assistant Principal at Millbrook High School.
  • Brandon Thomas has been appointed Assistant Principal at Durant Road Elementary School.
  • Daniel Burch has been appointed Interim Assistant Principal at Garner High School.
  • Erin May has been appointed Assistant Principal at Olive Chapel Elementary School.
  • Kelly Ward has been appointed Assistant Principal at Leesville Road Middle School.
  • Linda Roberson has been appointed Interim Assistant Principal at Hodge Road Elementary School.
  • Lynnae Morris has been appointed Assistant Principal at Ligon Middle School.
  • Stephanie Smith has been appointed Assistant Principal at Fuquay-Varina High School.

Please note – This list includes new appointments. The board also may have approved contract extensions or modifications to current contracts for employees to continue serving in their current roles.

WCPSS accepted into Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools

Digital Promise, a national, independent nonprofit organization authorized by Congress to accelerate innovation in education, recently announced that the Wake County Public School System is one of 11 new members accepted into the League of Innovative Schools, a national coalition of school district superintendents committed to innovation.

WCPSS was selected from a competitive and national pool of applicants based on its leadership, evidence of results, innovative vision for learning and commitment to collaboration.

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Board appoints new principals, administrators at August 19 meeting

The Board of Education approved the following staff appointments at its August 19 meeting:

  • Teresa Abron has been appointed Interim Principal at Powell Elementary School through September 12, then Carpenter Elementary School from September 15 through November 15.
  • Elena Ashburn has been appointed Assistant Principal at Garner Middle School.
  • Edna Fay Jones has been appointed Principal at Carpenter Elementary School.
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    Join us: Discuss the new school enrollment plan

    Wake County families,

    A fresh academic year has begun and we are eager to welcome thousands of new families as they start school in Wake County. We continue to be the largest school district in North Carolina, and one of the fastest-growing in the country.

    Thanks to strong public support of last year’s bond campaign, our facilities are also growing to accommodate our new families. During the next four years, we will build and open 17 schools. Three of these schools will open at the start of the 2015-16 school year (Abbotts Creek Elementary, Scotts Ridge Elementary, and Apex Friendship High).

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    Board of Education meeting outcomes – August 5, 2014

    Board of Education meeting outcomes – August 5, 2014. (Download PDF)

    Board appoints new principals and administrators at August 5 meeting

    The Board of Education approved the following staff appointments at its August 5 meeting:

    • Kevin Boynton has been appointed Assistant Principal for Dillard Drive Elementary School.
    • Derek Burns has been appointed Principal at Douglas Elementary School.
    • Linda Roberson has been appointed Interim Assistant Principal for Lake Myra Elementary School.
    • Johneka Simmons has been appointed Principal at Bugg Elementary.
    • Roxann Sykes has been appointed Assistant Principal for Washington Elementary School.
    • John Umstead has been appointed Interim Principal at Baucom Elementary School.

    Please note – This list includes new appointments. The board may also have approved contract extensions or modifications to current contracts for employees to continue serving in their current roles.

    Board of Education meeting outcomes – July 22, 2014

    Board of Education meeting outcomes – July 22, 2014. (Download PDF)

     

    Board appoints new principals and administrators for 2014-15

    The Board of Education approved the following staff appointments at its July 22 meeting:

    • Rene Alford has been appointed Assistant Principal at Walnut Creek Elementary School.
    • Rebecca Beaulieu has been appointed Principal at East Wake Middle School.
    • Vicki Brown has been appointed Interim Principal at Douglas Elementary School. Continue Reading . . .

    Board of Education meeting outcomes – June 17, 2014

    Board of Education meeting outcomes – June 17, 2014. (Download PDF)

    An explanation of the Board of Education’s interim budget for 2014-15

    The Board of Education received an update June 17 on the status of proposed budgets from the governor’s office, the House, and the Senate. (A comparison of the state’s budget proposals and potential budget gaps are available in the presentation and video at the end of this post.)

    The board approved an interim budget at the meeting that allows the school system to continue baseline operations while state lawmakers in the House and Senate negotiate a final budget.

    What is an interim budget?

    It is a temporary budget that allows the school system to continue basic operations until a final budget is approved at the state level. The interim budget maintains current levels of spending. It does not allow for expansion or the funding of new services. Continue Reading . . .