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EDUCATION WEEK 3.12 x 5" bgl RECRUITMENT MARKETPLACE TO ADVERTISE (888) 329-2373 BOS038763B 1 2015 ADURAN Braintree SUPERINTENDENT ALBUQUERQUE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT Albuquerque Public Schools, located in New Mexico, seeks an individual with visionary leadership and strong administrative skills to lead a district of 94,000 students. The salary will be competitive regionally in the range of $300,000 plus an excellent comprehensive benefits package. The final salary for the successful candidate will be negotiated and determined based upon proven experience, qualifications and meeting Board criteria. Interested candidates may apply online at Ray and Associates, Inc. Ph: 319/393-3115 E-mail: Application Deadline: March 2nd, 2015 Please do not contact the Board or District directly. SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA The School Board of Indian River County, Florida seeks a strong educational leader with extraordinary ability and character for its 17,850 students, 2,113 employees, and more than 26 schools and ancillary sites. The Board will offer a 3-year contract with a salary range of $145K to $165K, with a regionally-competitive benefits package. Applications are due by February 20, 2015, and the selection will be no later than April 30, 2015. All resumes should be mailed to: Chairman, Indian River County School Board 1990 25th Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960 Email resumes to: Judy A. Stang, Executive Assistant to District School Board Brochure and additional information: Or Call: Dr. Wayne Blanton, Executive Director Florida School Boards Association 850/414-2578 or email: All resumes are subject to the Florida Public Records Act and "Government in the Sunshine" provisions of Florida law. Resumes cannot be held in confidence. VALLEY STREAM UFSD THIRTEEN Na s s au Count y (Long Is l and) , NY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS Valley Stream UFSD No. 13 is a diverse, suburban Nassau County district on the eastern border of New York City. A community of approximately 28,000 people, the district encompasses parts of the Village of Valley Stream, as well as of the communities of North Valley Stream, Malverne, Franklin Square, and Elmont. Valley Stream UFSD No. 13 is an elementary system educating 2,100 children in four K-6 schools. The students attend Valley Stream Central High School District for grades seven through twelve. The Board of Education has identified the following characteristics as desired for the Superintendent: * A strong, experienced, decisive leader with proven skills in effectively communicating with board, staff, parents, and students. * An educator with a strong background in curriculum and instruction, preferably with successful experience in elementary school classroom teaching, the principalship, and central office responsibilities including budgeting and finance. * An intelligent, articulate educator with good management skills who is able to communicate a vision for a high-expectation school district following engagement with a broad range of its stakeholders. * A visible, accessible, approachable, and collaborative leader who genuinely seeks and listens to varying points of view prior to moving forward in timely decision-making. * A people-person, with a sense of humor, who can unify and build trust among board members, staff, and community alike. New York State certification as a School District Leader or School District Administrator is required, and the Board is offering a regionally-competitive compensation package. Only on-line applications will be accepted, which must be submitted no later than February 27, 2015. Candidates should go to the School Leadership, LLC Web Site: and click on the "Current Vacancies" link, and then complete the online application, attaching a current resume as well as a letter outlining how they meet the Board's specifications. Applicants are encouraged to go to for information about the District. EOE: Minority candidates are encouraged to apply An Equal Opportunity Employer Current Superintendent Vacancies: Eugene School District 4J, OR Fayetteville-Manlius Central School District, NY Franklin Township Public Schools, NJ Hudson School District #2611, WI Mahopac Central School District, NY Pemberton Township Schools, NJ Piedmont Unified School District, CA Sioux Falls School District 49-5, SD The School District of South Orange & Maplewood, NJ Other Vacancies: Township High School District 113, IL Highland Park High School Deerfield High School Director of Student Support Services 2,000 9-12 students 1,700 9-12 students 3,700 9-12 students East Coast 101 Hudson St., Suite 2100, Jersey City, NJ 07302 201.633.6522 | West Coast 530 Lytton Ave., 2nd Fl., Palo Alto, CA 94301 831.295.0982 Home Office 5600 N. River Rd., Suite 180, Rosemont, IL 60018 847.318.0072 For a full listing of active searches and to apply, please visit EDUCATION WEEK | January 28, 2015 | | 29 16,000 K-12 students 4,420 K-12 students 8,300 PK-12 students 5,597 PK-12 students 5,000 K-12 students 4,880 PK-12 students 2,600 K-12 students 23,000 K-12 students 6,600 K-12 students Superintendent of Schools Braintree Public Schools Braintree, Massachusetts The Braintree School Committee is seeking an exceptional educational leader to serve as its Superintendent of Schools. The successful candidate must possess the qualities and skills to: maintain and improve excellent school programs, ensure the ongoing achievement of our students, and work cooperatively with the school committee, staff, students, parents, town officials and the community. Qualifications: Licensed or eligible for licensure as a Superintendent of Schools in MA; Master's degree required, doctorate in school administration preferred; Experience as a superintendent or central office administrator preferred; strong leadership, communications and public relations skills; Experience in teaching, curriculum development and program management; Direct experience with use of new technologies in instructional programs; working knowledge of state and federal laws pertaining to MGL and DESE regulations; demonstrated skills in personnel management, negotiations, and working knowledge of school budget development, strategic planning, implementation and oversight. Salary and benefits: $158,000 - 172,500; three-year contract. Application deadline: February 27, 2015 Appointment: Week of April 27, 2015 Starting date: July 1, 2015 For information/application: Glenn Koocher, MASC Braintree Search, Massachusetts Association of School Committees, One McKinley Square, Boston, MA 02109, Phone: 617-523-8454, Fax: 617-742-4125, E-mail: EOE

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Education Week - January 28, 2015

Education Week - January 28, 2015
Activists Learn Art of ‘Test Refusal’
Ed. School Deans Join Forces To Bolster Teacher Preparation
N.C. District Rebounds From Ed-Tech Meltdown
Poverty Data Signal Urgency for Schools
Report Roundup
News in Brief
Chicago’s Closures Drove Most to Higher-Rated Schools
More Districts Expected to Follow Boston on Longer Days
International Study Ranks Schools on Social Stress, Equity
Blogs of the Week
No Firm Direction on Testing Set At Senate Panel’s ESEA Hearing
As Job Description Grows, So Does Churn for State Chiefs
K-12 Issues Given Short Shrift in State of the Union Address
State of the States
Blogs of the Week
SUSAN H. FUHRMAN: Measurement Alone Cannot Propel Improvement
SAMINA HADI-TABASSUM: Too Much Discipline Hurts Majority-Minority Schools
GARRISON WALTERS: Dump Management ‘Science,’ And Change Learning Attitudes
TopSchoolJobs Recruitment

Education Week - January 28, 2015