Dr. Don Phipps, Superintendent of Caldwell County Schools, was named the 2023 A. Craig Phillips North Carolina Superintendent of the Year at an awards presentation and reception held Tuesday, Nov. 15.
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Eight outstanding school district leaders who have been chosen as regional Superintendents of the Year are vying for the 2023 A. Craig Phillips North Carolina Superintendent of the Year Award. The award will be presented in a ceremony beginning at 5:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Greensboro/Koury Convention Center in Greensboro on Nov. 15.
Members of the NCASA Executive Board approved on June 13th the selection of Dr. Rhonda Schuhler, Superintendent of Franklin County Schools, as NCASA’s President-Elect, effective July 1, 2022. At that time, Dr. Aaron Slutsky, Chief Technology Officer for Gaston County Schools, will take over as NCASA’s President from Mr. Brad Richardson, Principal at Forest City-Dunbar Elementary in Rutherford County Schools.
Members of the House K-12 Education Committee approved on Wednesday three bills, including one that proposes a constitutional amendment to change the governance structure of the State Board of Education. House Bill 1173, which was filed in the waning days of the legislative session, would allow voters in the November 2022 elections to decide whether positions on the State Board should be elected, rather than appointed by the Governor.
Members of the Senate voted not to concur on Wednesday with House changes to a bill laying out new parameters for virtual education and remote academies in the state. The primary bill sponsor, Senate Education Co-Chair Michael Lee (R-New Hanover) asked fellow Senators not to concur with the latest version of Senate Bill 671, noting …