Education Week - October 16, 2013 - (Page 30)

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River Rd., Suite 180, Rosemont, IL 60018 | 847.318.0072 SuPERinTEndEnT MOUNT VERNON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT We s t c h e s t e r C o u n t y, N e w Yo r k SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS The Mount Vernon City School District Board of Education seeks a School Superintendent who will continue the current restructuring and reorganization of the district. Mount Vernon is located 20 miles north of New York City. It is the eighth most populous city in the state of New York, and has a student enrollment of over 8,500 students. The school district consists of 11 elementary schools, two middle schools, two high schools, and one alternative high school within an area of 4.4 square miles. The Board of Education seeks: • A dynamic, transformative instructional leader who is personally and professionally committed to the education of all Children of Promise regardless of zip code • An advocate for 21st century education as the pathway to democracy • A renowned instructional practitioner with a track record for supporting student, teacher, and administrative achievement. A decisive, deliberate, and collaborative leader who recognizes and values family and community partnerships. Qualifications: • Must have (or be eligible for) NY State School District Leader/ School District Administrator Certification • Five years of Central Office experience; or • Three years’ experience as a Superintendent; or • Other educational leadership experience Position Start Date: July 1, 2014 Please apply online only, no later than November 1, 2013 at: Elias Gootzeit & Judith Johnson Search Committee Co-Chairs MOUNT VERNON SEARCH #139-6 No Emails or Phone Calls, please. Equal Opportunity Employer. 30 | EDUCATION WEEK | October 16, 2013 | YARMOUTH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT Yarmouth, Maine “Empowering All Students to Create Fulfilling Lives in a Changing World” SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS Effective July 1, 2014 The Yarmouth, Maine School District is seeking an educational leader with the proven ability to collaborate, build consensus, and foster strong interpersonal relationships with all stakeholders. The Yarmouth schools are recognized nationally for their academic excellence and have long been synonymous with the highest quality public education. The District is offering a highly competitive salary and benefit package. Educators excited by the opportunity to lead this unique system and eager to build upon Yarmouth’s long tradition of excellence are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, résumé, copies of all transcripts, three current letters of recommendation, and evidence of Maine certification as a Superintendent or eligibility for certification to: Yarmouth Superintendent Search Future Management Systems, Inc. 900 Cummings Center, Suite 214U Beverly, MA 01915 Attention: Beth Saunders Telephone: (978) 998-6782 Email: (Electronic submissions preferred) More information about the Yarmouth Schools is available at the district website: Application deadline is November 15, 2013. Equal Opportunity Employer       MSD Lawrence Township, located in northeast metropolitan Indianapolis area, seeks a Superintendent to assume duties January 1, 2014 or later. This high-profile School District serves over 14,000 Pre-K-12 students housed in twenty, state-of-the-art school buildings. The salary and fringe benefit package will be highly competitive. Application deadline is November 9, 2013. All applications will be held confidential. Please apply online at and electronically submit a resume, letter of interest, & 3-5 letters of recommendation. BWP & Associates, Ltd. 872 S. Milwaukee Ave, #221 Libertyville, IL 60048 708-361-4997 To contact the BWP Search Team: Ronald E. Barnes 812-322-7734 Debra Hill 847-204-0462 An equal opportunity employer

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Education Week - October 16, 2013

Sequester May Linger, Some Fear
Parent-Sparked Charter Faces Challenge to Deliver
Pa. Texting Furor Shows Difficulties Facing IT Leaders
Educators Launch Startups; See Steep Learning Curve
News in Brief
Report Roundup
Teachers Use Social-Emotional Programs to Manage Classes
Ind. Districts, AG File Suit Over Federal Health-Care Law
Hospital Partnership Provides Trainers for School Sports
Mass. Enterprise Targets Inadequate Preschool Facilities
Blogs of the Week
Tablet-Computing Initiatives Suffer Major Setbacks
Charter-Campaign Aftershocks Continue
Texas Race Flags Education Issues On 2014 Electoral Horizon
School-Related Cases Factor in Supreme Court’s First Week Back
Lights On, Nobody There As Ed. Dept. Weathers Shutdown
Blogs of the Week
KEVIN MEUWISSEN: Teachers as Political Actors
ANDRE BENITO MOUNTAIN: Easing Social Studies Through Turbulent Times
JUDY WALLIS: A Call to Teachers: Don’t Forget the Joy
TopSchoolJobs Recruitment Marketplace
DEBORAH STIPEK: Using Accountability to Promote Motivation, Not Undermine It

Education Week - October 16, 2013