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RECRUITMENT MARKETPLACE TO ADVERTISE (888) 329-2373 SUPERINTENDENT SUPERINTENDENT Fair�ield Public Schools * FOR IMMEDIATE POSTING * NOTICE OF VACANCY ALABAMA STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION The Alabama State Board of Education is seeking qualified applicants for the position of State Superintendent of Education due to the retirement effective April 1, 2016, of Dr. Thomas R. Bice, former State Superintendent of Education. Pursuant to state law, this notice must be posted at a conspicuous place at each school campus and worksite, as well as at the central office of each local board of education, Ala. Code § 16-4-1.1 (1975). This should remain posted until further notice, Ala. Code § 16-4-1.1. The Alabama State of Department of Education is an equal opportunity employer. (1) TITLE AND JOB DESCRIPTION: State Superintendent of Education, Chief Executive Officer of the Alabama State Department of Education. (2) REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The State Superintendent of Education shall be a person of good moral character, with academic and professional education equivalent to graduation from a standard university or college, who is knowledgeable in school administration and has training and experience sufficient to qualify him or her to perform the duties of his office, Ala. Code § 16-4-1 (1975). Furthermore, a qualified applicant shall possess: a. Knowledge of educational policy development and implementation in a large-scale system. b. Proven skills in working effectively with political leaders at the state level. c. Experience in working with elected or appointed educational boards. d. Practice in working with educational professionals, organizations and other stakeholders. e. Familiarity with the implementation of federal and state educational legislation. f. Experience in successfully managing a large organization as a superintendent or other educational leader. g. Demonstrated commitment to serving a diverse student population and employing a diverse staff. h. Experience in administering large budgets. i. Earned doctorate, preferred but not required, from an accredited academic institution. j. Hold or be eligible to hold an Alabama certificate in administration or supervision-preferred but not required. k. Evidence of effective communication skills. (3) SALARY AMOUNT: $192,000-$250,000 - Negotiable (4) SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION: Candidates are to complete a Notice of Interest Packet available at www. A completed Notice of Interest Packet must be submitted via e-mail to the attention of Juliana Dean, General Counsel, at (5) DEADLINE FOR APPLYING: June 7, 2016 (6) OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: Application period opens April 18, 2016 Fair�ield, CT | www.fair� The Fair�ield Public School District is seeking an outstanding educational leader. Prospective applicants should have evidence based skilled experience in inclusive communication, community building and �inancial acumen. The schools serve 10,000 students in eleven elementary schools, three middle schools, two 9-12 high schools, a 9-12 alternative high school and an excellent pre-school program. Every student is provided with exceptional learning opportunities. Strengths of the District include a motivated student body, supportive parent community and an excellent professional staff. Located on the shore of Long Island Sound in beautiful Fair�ield County, Fair�ield's close proximity to New York City offers residents easy access to world class cultural and entertainment venues. Likewise, Fair�ield hosts a variety professional businesses, Sacred Heart University, Fair�ield University, and outstanding shopping, �ine-dining and recreational amenities. * * * * CNN Money Magazine consistently ranks Fair�ield in the top 100 best towns in which to live The District recently approved a comprehensive �ive-year District Improvement Plan Excellent depth and breadth of curriculum with an expanding technology and career program Strong community support includes high levels of parent involvement, and active community organizations Please visit www.fair� to learn more about the District The compensation package will be highly competitive. Screening is ongoing until the District receives the slate in June. To apply visit BENTONVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT DIRECTORS/MANAGERS/ COORDINATORS Bentonville School District, located in Arkansas, seeks an individual with visionary leadership and strong administrative skills to lead a district of over 16,000 students. The salary will be in the range of $225,000 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. National Council for the Social Studies SUPERINTENDENT Interested candidates may apply online at | June 1, 2016 | Executive Director NCSS seeks dynamic leader w/demonstrated managerial exp. in accelerating change.  Description/requirements at Ray and Associates, Inc. Ph: 319/393-3115 E-mail: Application Deadline: July 1, 2016 Please do not contact the Board or District directly. 30 | EDUCATION WEEK An Equal Opportunity Employer 1475 E. Wood�ield Road, 14th Fl., Schaumburg, IL 60173 | 847.318.0072 Positions Available GROUP TEACHERS (NY, NY): Bachelors in Elementary/ Childhood Education. Mail résumé to Mary Walton Children's Center, Attention: Sanny Nemis, 224 W 152 St., New York, NY 10039 http://www.fair� http://www.fair�

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Education Week - June 1, 2016
In Special Education, A Debate on Bias
Proposed ESSA Rules Aim to Strike Balance
Civil Rights Office Gets Aggressive
Charter Movement Fuels Boom For Public Montessori Schools
News in Brief
Report Roundup
Transgender Debate: What’s Next?
Free Website Expands on EngageNY’s Mission
Study on Teacher Test Finds Mixed Results
Blogs of the Week
Digital Learning Games Breaking Into K-12 Mainstream
Girls Outperform Boys on First National Test of Tech, Engineering
Oregon Creates a ‘Lens’ for Viewing Educational Equity
High School Takes Cue From Montessori
School Finance Suits: More Than Just a Legal Roll of the Dice?
Report Feeds Into Debate Over Racial, Economic Inequities
Blogs of the Week
Policing Girls of Color in School
The Plight of Black Girls in K-12 Schools
TopSchoolJobs Recruitment Marketplace
Black Girls, Discipline, and Schools

Education Week - June 1, 2016