Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Jackie Johnston shares goals for her first 90 days and weighs in on the need for the district's pay-to-participate policy and involvement in schools of choice.
With day one behind her, Jackie Johnston is looking ahead to the meetings, celebrations and planning sessions she will face in her first 90 days as L’Anse Creuse Public Schools’ new superintendent. Appointed to the position on Feb. 13, May 1 was Johnston’s first official day as the district's sixth superintendent. Although the former Huron Valley administrator admitted May is a “tricky time” to start in a school district, she said she is pleased she’ll be able to attend the year-end celebrations as well as have the summer months to familiarize herself with the district and its “stakeholders.” “I’ll be spending time in May, and to the extent possible over the summer, doing some stakeholder outreach,” Johnston said. That includes meeting …
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Jacqueline Johnston will begin at LCPS with a pro-rated contract for the remainder of 2011-2012 year, with a base salary of $185,000.
L’Anse Creuse Public Schools will start its new superintendent with a $185,000 base salary. Jacqueline Johnston, who was appointed to the position of LCPS superintendent on Feb. 13, will begin her career in the district with a pro-rated contract for the remainder of 2011-2012 year and base salary of $185,000. “We researched the salaries of comparable superintendents in Macomb County,” said Robert Randlett, interim superintendent, in a prepared statement. “Based on information gleaned from the Transparency in Budgeting reports, L’Anse Creuse will continue to employ its superintendent at a salary below those of other Macomb districts with enrollments of 10,000 students or more.” Johnston is scheduled to start in LCPS on May 1. “While her …
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
L'Anse Creuse Public Schools has scheduled two meetings to allow members of the community to offer their input on what they would like to see in a new district superintendent.
With the current superintendent, Dr. DiAnne Pellerin, retiring at the end of the month, L'Anse Creuse Public Schools will immediately begin the search and selection process for its sixth superintendent. In the weeks or months leading to the hire of a new superintendent, the L’Anse Creuse Board of Education has appointed Assistant Superintendent of Operations Robert Randlett to serve as interim superintendent. The district has contracted with Cascade Consulting of Seattle to assist with the search and selection process for the new superintendent, and plans to host several focus-group meetings with representative groups and members of the community as well. Two meetings have been scheduled thus far: These meetings are intended to provide a …
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Current L'Anse Creuse Superintendent Dr. DiAnne Pellerin plans to retire at the end of September, leaving her position vacant. L’Anse Creuse Assistant Superintendent of Operations Robert Randlett will step in as interim superintendent.
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Thursday, July 21, 2011
Superintendent Dr. DiAnne Pellerin has announced her intent to retire effective Jan. 27, according to the district.
After more than 20 years in the district, L'Anse Creuse Superintendent Dr. DiAnne Pellerin plans to retire in the winter. Pellerin announced her intent to retire at the Monday board of education meeting. Her last day is expected to be Jan. 27, according to the district. In 1990, she started her career at the district as principal of Chesterfield Elementary School. In 1994, she became the director of elementary education, focusing on improving curriculum and instruction. She was named assistant superintendent for instruction in the summer of 2001 and was named by the board of education to lead the 12,000-student district. According to school officials, Pellerin spearheaded the $210-million bond initiative in 2005 that paved the way for …
Friday, June 24, 2011
Ron Roberts has served as the district's interim superintendent since Mark Deldin vacated the post in January.
Five months after stepping into the role of interim superintendent of Chippewa Valley Schools, Ron Roberts has officially dropped the "interim" half of his title. The former assistant superintendent of Educational Services, Roberts became interim superintendent when Mark Deldin resigned in January to join County Executive Mark Hackel as deputy county executive of Macomb County. The Chippewa Valley Board of Education selected Roberts to become the district's ninth superintendent in a meeting earlier this week. “After serving as interim superintendent for the past five months, the board really had an opportunity to see Mr. Roberts in action," said George Sobah, board vice president, in a release. "He has demonstrated his knowledge and his …
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Dr. Christine Johns fielded questions Monday evening in Kentucky, as parents asked how she will help the Jefferson County School District if she became the superintendent.
Utica Community Schools Superintendent Christine Johns is in the fight of her career as she fielded questions for more than an hour Monday night in Louisville, KY, according to WHAS-TV 11 in Kentucky. Several days after the Jefferson County Public Schools announced Johns was one of two candidates considered for the superintendent post of the 100,000-plus-student school district, she appeared before parents in a public forum. On Tuesday evening, the other candidate, Donna Hargens of North Carolina, will go before the public to share her vision of the district’s future. According to WHAS 11, Johns, who took many questions during the hour-and-a-half forum, prefaced most of her answers by saying she wasn’t completely familiar with the district…
Thursday, June 2, 2011
UCS Superintendent Dr. Christine Johns has been chosen as a finalist for the superintendent position in Louisville, KY.
Utica Community Schools may soon be looking for a new superintendent. Dr. Christine Johns is one of two finalists for the superintendent post at the nation’s 28th-largest school district, Jefferson County Public Schools, in Louisville KY. According to DNJ.com, the Jefferson County School Board announced Wednesday after a four-hour private meeting that either long-time educators Johns or Donna Hargens of North Carolina will replace Superintendent Sheldon Berman, whose contract expires June 30. “It’s a unique opportunity for her (Johns),” said UCS representative Tim McAvoy, who added that it’s not unusual for search firms to approach candidates they believe would be a good fit for an open position. Both Johns and Hargens have said they would…