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EAST RAMAPO CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT Located in Spring Valley (Rockland County), NY, north of New York City, is seeking a SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS Start Date: July 1, 2016 This 8,500-student school district, located in close proximity to all of the educational and cultural opportunities of New York City, is offering a unique and challenging leadership opportunity for a talented educator to help create a pathway for the academic success of its very diverse student population. At the same time, this leader will be challenged to unite the community behind all of its children, most of whom are educated in private school settings. The Board of Education has determined that the successful candidate will be: * A dynamic, strong, visionary leader who is able to articulate and help develop, collaboratively, a clear pathway to the school district's success * Preferably, an experienced superintendent who has successfully led culturally-diverse communities in school improvement and academic achievement * An educator who is a highly-skilled communicator, able to heal broken relationships, build trust, and bring all parts of a community together to make decisions in the best interests of all of the community's children, both public school and non-public school * An experienced and successful teacher, with proven administrative leadership skills in the areas of curriculum and instruction, school district finance, and in building effective school board working relationships * An administrator who puts the needs of children first in decision making, with demonstrated success in working with officials at all levels to identify and meet the unique needs of a local school district The Board is offering a regionally-competitive compensation. New York State Certification as a School District Leader (SDL) or School District Administrator (SDA) is required. Only on-line applications will be accepted until March 13, 2016. Please go to the School Leadership, LLC website: ( and click on the on-line application link under "Current Vacancies." To learn more about the East Ramapo schools, please go to An Equal Opportunity Employer As a leader in public education with an outstanding reputation for academic excellence, and a nationally recognized professional development program; the Lexington Public Schools seeks an educator with exceptional leadership skills to serve as its Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Development. The Assistant Superintendent must have a proven record of success as a system-wide instructional leader, a commitment to the district's vision for the continuous learning of all students and adults, outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, unquestioned personal integrity, and the ability to maintain strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders within the Lexington Public Schools and the greater Lexington educational community. MA DESE Licensure as Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent is required and a Doctorate preferred. This is a 12-month position with a salary range of $148,750 $173,250 commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application Deadline: March 16, 2016 Start Date: July 1, 2016 For more info and to apply online go to Lexington Public Schools is an EOE Lexington, Massachusetts is a residential suburb 14 miles west of Boston with a population of 32,000. 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Executive Director Norman Howard School Rochester, NY The Norman Howard School, located in Rochester, NY, is searching for an Executive Director to serve as the school's administrative official, providing overall leadership and direction for the school. This position would begin in the Summer of 2016 to be prepared for the start of the 20162017 school year. The successful candidate will: * Be an inspiring leader and communicator * Have significant hands-on teaching and administrative experience * Have an accomplished background in school leadership * Be aligned with the school's philosophy, mission, and values, and * Have a strong commitment to diversity The candidate must share the belief that all young people deserve access to an excellent education and have a proven track record of attaining exemplary academic results. The candidate must also possess strong organizational, operational and interpersonal skills, and be a flexible and creative problem-solver. In addition, the ideal candidate must possess strong leadership as well as strategic and organizational planning skills and have the ability to foster a positive school culture. This position must also have the ability and skills to work cohesively with the School Board members, as well as with the School Faculty and Staff members. The Norman Howard School is an independent, NYSAIS accredited, New York State approved special education school specializing in language-based learning approaches, executive functioning support, school-based anxiety, and strategies for Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please visit the following web site to view the position's full Job Description as well as download an application and view the Position Paper:

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Education Week - February 24, 2016

Education Week - February 24, 2016
ESSA Spotlights Strategy to Reach Diverse Learners
Will the Common Core Step Up Schools’ Focus on Grammar?
Disparities in Test Accommodations Eyed
News in Brief
Report Roundup
S.D. May Restrict Restroom Use For Transgender Students
Conn. Seminars Tackle ‘Religious Illiteracy’ In Classrooms
Seven Studies Comparing Paper and Computer Test Scores
To Offset Poverty, Ed. Groups Urge ‘Whole-Child’ Approach
Research on Deafness Yields Broader Insights
Analysis: Ill. Pension Woes Destabilizing Teaching
Blogs of the Week
Military Eyes Wider Access for Career-Aptitude Test Under ESSA
Scalia’s Death Muddies Fate of Key Cases
Courts Push Lawmakers to the Wall Over K-12 Funding
Blogs of the Week
5 Key Takeaways on Education From White House Candidates
State of the States
Preschool Suspensions Do More Harm Than Good
Personalization Isn’t About Isolation
TopSchoolJobs Recruitment Marketplace
Why Preschool Matters for Student Success

Education Week - February 24, 2016