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26 Education WEEK n aPRiL 3, 2013 n RecRuitment maRketplace tO aDVeRtiSe (888) 329-2373 superintendent SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS McCormick, SC The McCormick County Board of School Trustees is seeking outstanding candidates for the position of Superintendent of McCormick County School District. This district of approximately 1,000 students is located in southwestern South Carolina close to the Georgia border. McCormick County borders beautiful Lake Thurmond and has three state parks and three golf courses located within its borders. The Board seeks a dynamic instructional leader and expects to offer an initial multi-year contract with an annual salary of approximately $137,500 negotiable depending on experience and qualifications, plus a competitive benefit package. Details of application procedures and specifics about job requirements can be found on the BWP & Associates website at The application deadline for this position is May 10, 2013. BWP & Associates search team: Dr. Odell Stuckey (803-360-0929) Mary Ann Blaskowitz (803-243-9089) Dr. William Symons (843-987-0848) WAREHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT Wareham Public Schools, located in Wareham, Massachusetts, seeks an individual with visionary leadership and strong administrative skills to lead a district of 2,824 students. Salary: Range of $170,000, subject to agreed mutual goals being met. Actual salary to be negotiated with the School Committee based upon qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits package offered. Interested candidates may apply online at www.rayassoc. com Ray and Associates, Inc. Ph: 319/393-3115 E-mail: Application Deadline: April 11, 2013 Please do not contact the School Committee or District directly. prinCipALs/ HeAd OF sCHOOL An equal opportunity employer AVON PUBLIC SCHOOLS Avon, CT School Administrative Unit #9 Located in the heart of New Hampshire’s White Mountains Conway, NH ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT This position is available on or about July 1, 2013. Salary for the 12-month position is negotiable between $85,000 and $94,500 with excellent benefits. Candidates must be NH certified or certifiable as a Superintendent. Specific duties and responsibilities will be determined by the Superintendent; however, successful demonstrated experience in the following areas is essential: curriculum development/implementation, personnel evaluation, professional development, and budget experience. Strong oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, and teamwork are required. SAU #9 is one of the largest multi-district administrative units in New Hampshire. The Superintendent and Assistant, supported by five professional and six support staff, provide administrative supervision and direction to seven schools with a total enrollment of 2200 students and serve seven local school boards. Interested applicants should submit by April 26, 2013,a letter of interest outlining specific qualifications for the position, résumé of educational preparation and experiences, transcripts, three current letters of recommendation, completed application, and verification of certification (or eligibility) to: Dr. Carl J. Nelson, Superintendent SAU #9 176A Main Street, Conway, NH 03818 FMI and application, please visit (job openings) Equal Opportunity Employer To inspire in each student a joy and passion for learning and a commitment to excellence, personal integrity, and social responsibility. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL POSITION Avon Public Schools is searching for an instructional leader and chief administrative officer of one of our elementary schools, someone who will lead the students, faculty and staff to create and maintain a positive environment for teaching and learning. QUALIFICATIONS • Candidates must possess successful experience as a certified teacher at the elementary level • Possess or qualify for appropriate CT Intermediate Administrative & Supervisor certification (092) • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in instruction, curriculum, and assessment that promotes continual improvement of student learning and professional development of staff • A minimum of three years as a building level or district level administrator • Experience with and knowledge of data-driven instruction and decision making • An understanding of systems thinking and its implication for change and improvement COMPENSATION Salary for 2013-2014 in accordance with the Agreement between the Avon Board of Education and the Avon Administrative & Supervisory Association: $132,999$138,733 APPLICATION PROCEDURE Interested candidates must complete an on-line application. For complete job description and application go to: ?Category=Administration&subcategory=Principal Application Deadline: April 26, 2013. Avon Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Education Week - April 3, 2013
Test Rules Differ Between Groups for Special Ed.
Consortia Struggle With ELL Provisions
FOCUS ON: ASSOCIATIONS: Leadership Shifts in Changing Field
Safety Plan for Schools: No Guns
Access to Common Exams Probed
News in Brief
Report Roundup
Gaps Found in Access to Qualified Math Teachers
DIGITAL DIRECTIONS: 3-D Printing Classes In a Virginia School Attract Global Visitors
Arizona Weighing ‘Performance Funding’ For Schools
L.A. ‘Incubator School’ to Teach Startup Tactics
Blogs of the Week
Cantor Raises Profile on Schooling Issues
Calif. Districts’ Waiver Bid Heads to Review Phase
Policy Brief
Congress Tweaks Special Education Funding Mandates
Marriage Arguments Hit Children’s Issues
ROBIN LAKE & ALEX MEDLER: Do Charter Schools Serve Special-Needs Students? The Answer Is Complicated
ARTHUR H. CAMINS: Assessing the Impact Of New Science Standards
LAURIE BARNOSKI: School Leaders: Make Sure Your Teachers Don’t Lose Heart
TopSchoolJobs Recruitment
DAVID BERNSTEIN: It’s Time to Mainstream Progressive Education

Education Week - April 3, 2013