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Juneau educator named interim principal

Lucy Potter was born and raised in Juneau, donning the Crimson Bears' red and black for high school before heading south for college. It didn't take long for her to return home, however.
District starts work on 'road map' for teachers

...make changes intended to align and raise instruction standards in schools. The district will be hiring a director of curriculum and instruction, who will help get professional development in place for teachers, and help them with a curriculum that...
School District fills key positions

JUNEAU - The Juneau School District has filled two key positions, completing a realignment of the central office that began last month. The changes are intended to intensify the focus on world-class instruction and are revenue neutral.
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Audit grades schools' literacy programs

...and school. Patty Newman, who for seven years has been principal at Mendenhall River and is now the Director of Curriculum and Instruction at the school district - a newly created position as part of the district's new strategic plan - said...
Mendenhall River principal candidates vie for job

...hope to have a decision July 23. Former principal Patty Newman left the position this summer to become Director of Curriculum and Instruction with the school district, created as part of the district's strategic plan. For more information and...
Hicks selected as Mendenhall River Community School principal

...Mendenhall River Community School on Wednesday. Hicks replaces Patty Newman who left the position to become director of curriculum and instruction with the JSD. "I am very happy and excited about his selection," Juneau Superintendent Glenn Gelbrich...
Cowan makes surprise resignation

...anything specific lined up. Before becoming superintendent in 2003, she was an assistant superintendent and director of curriculum and instruction with the district. She previously worked for the state Department of Education, the University of Alaska...


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