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Ph: 319/393-3115 E-mail: Application Deadline: January 14, 2014 Please do not contact the Board or District directly. SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS ROCKWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT West St. Louis County, Missouri The Board of Education of Rockwood School District seeks a new superintendent to lead this premiere school district. The District is the third largest in Missouri, covers 150 square miles and has thirty-three schools. served by an exceptional The 22,300 students are staff and a Board of Education committed to high levels of student achievement. Rockwood School District has a Standard and Poor's AAA bond rating and has received the Meritorious Budget Award for thirteen years. The position begins on July 1, 2014. To learn more or to apply on line, visit: 2145 Tanglewood Court Highland Park, IL 60035 Phone: 847.220.1585 · Fax: 847.579.1586 Springfield Public Schools leads the way in providing rigorous, innovative and personalized learning opportunities for 25,000 students. Located its in Positions Available Group Teacher (Brooklyn, NY) Bachelors degree in Elementary/ Childhood Education. Certified or eligible for certification. Mail résumé to Strong Place Day Care Center, Attn: Lorraine Pennisi, 595 Clinton St., Brooklyn, NY 11231. Speech Language Pathologist at Ceres, CA: provide services for students from pre-school through adults who have speech, language, and/or hearing handicaps. Fax résumé to 209 531 9936. Attn: Ms. Webster. Ceres Unified School District. southwest Missouri, Springfield is the gateway to all the natural beauty and outdoor pursuits it offers to the 445,000 people who reside in the metropolitan area. The Board of Education of the Northeastern Clinton Central School District, (website:, is accepting applications for the position of Superintendent of Schools. The Board is seeking a dedicated educational leader who is committed to a climate of excellence for students, faculty, and staff, and open communication with the Northeastern Clinton community. Approximately 1,345 students are enrolled in K-12. The school district is located in the Northeastern corner of New York State on the Canadian border adjacent to Vermont and Lake Champlain and within close proximity to Montreal and the Adirondack Mountains. The successful candidate must possess a NYS certificate as a School District Administrator (SDA) or School District Leader (SDL). The salary range is $130,000 - $165,000 based on experience and training. The desired start date is on or about July 1, 2014. Application deadline is February 14, 2014. Inquiries: CEWW BOCES, District Supt., P.O. Box 455, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 (518) 536-7312 (e-mail: NCCS is an equal opportunity employer. SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS The Saranac Central School District Board of Education announces a search for a Superintendent of Schools. The Board is seeking a candidate who has had a range of experience, skills and competencies working with boards of education, community, staff and students. There are three buildings with approximately 1,479 students enrolled in grades K-12. Saranac ( is located in Clinton County approximately 15 miles west of Plattsburgh and 35 miles east of Lake Placid, New York. The district is located in the Townships of Saranac, Plattsburgh, Beekmantown, Black Brook, Schuyler Falls and Dannemora. The successful candidate must possess a NYS certificate as a School District Administrator (SDA)/ School District Leader (SDL). The salary range is $130,000 - $165,000 based on experience and training. The desired start date is July 1, 2014. Application deadline is February 21, 2014. Inquiries: Mark C. Davey, Ed.D., District Supt., P.O. Box 455, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 (518) 536-7312. (e-mail: Saranac is an equal opportunity employer. Superintendent of Schools Florence Public School District One Florence, South Carolina The Florence Public School District One (SC) seeks candidates for their next superintendent of schools. has 23 schools and is the 13th largest school district in SC and the secondlargest employer in Florence County. Candidates are requested to submit all of the following: * A letter of application * A completed application (available at * A current resume * 3 current reference letters * 3 minute video presentation (Instructions submission of other components of the application.) Submit inquiries and application Application Deadline: January 17, 2014. Anticipated start date: July 1, 2014. will follow after to: The district Superintendent Opening Missouri's largest fully accredited school district seeks an experienced, innovative professional with proven success in advancing educational excellence who: Believes that student achievement is the highest priority and demonstrates a passion for learning as a proven instructional leader. An educational leader focused on student achievement with an open, caring personality toward students of all backgrounds. Has demonstrated leadership skills. Ability to build and lead administrative team. Have the ability to use those leadership skills to motivate others and to create a positive climate in the school and community which values and encourages diversity. Exhibits an innovative, bold leadership style, emphasizing strong decision-making skills while building consensus within the district. Possesses excellent communication skills; be a good listener; have the ability to speak and write clearly. Have the ability to identify strengths of others and build upon those strengths and develop collaborative relationships. A positive team builder with the ability to delegate and create a climate for positive risk taking. Leads as an innovative risk taker who is knowledgeable of current educational trends and able to proactively provide leadership in problem solving. Embraces and models continuous improvement. Application Deadline: January 15, 2014 Online application: 26 | EDUCATION WEEK | January 8 , 2014 | McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C. 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Education Week - January 8, 2014
State Legislators Fire Up Engines
Inspections Piloted for Teacher Prep
Student Views Shifting on Risks Of Marijuana
L.A. School Bridges Home-School Gap
InBloom Sputters as Data Privacy Hits the Spotlight
News in Brief
Report Roundup
Fariña to Lead N.Y.C. Public Schools
Judge Censures District’s Use of ‘Hess Report’
Los Angeles, D.C. Outshine Urban Peers in NAEP Gains
Blogs of the Week
Cloud Computing Expands, Raising Data-Privacy Concerns
Congressional Appropriators Turn To K-12 Spending Details
Rural Districts Win Big in Race To Top Awards
States Split Latest Pot of Early-Learning Aid
Blogs of the Week
ERIC A. HANUSHEK: Why the U.S. Results on PISA Matter
ROBERT WEINTRAUB & DAVID WEINTRAUB: Why Arne Duncan’s PISA Comments Miss the Mark
JACK DALE: Learning From a Test
TopSchoolJobs Recruitment Marketplace
PETER W. COOKSON JR.: Looking for Equity on the Yellow School Bus

Education Week - January 8, 2014