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Juneau educator named interim principal

...Valley community."Potter is replacing long-time principal Ted Wilson, who is taking the position of director of curriculum and instruction vacated by Patty Newman. Potter said the systems Wilson successfully installed during his 11 years at...
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

...demonstrated ability to work closely within a team and get the job done." Patty Newman will be the new director of curriculum and instruction. Newman is currently the principal at Mendenhall River Community School, where she has been a strong...
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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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