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superintendent http://www.addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/807/all en Hundreds seek ouster of ANeSU superintendent http://www.addisonindependent.com/201503hundreds-seek-ouster-anesu-superintendent <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-29352" style="width: 162px;"><a href="/201503hundreds-seek-ouster-anesu-superintendent"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/LincolnMeeting2346.thumbnail.jpg" alt="LincolnMeeting2346.jpg" title="LincolnMeeting2346.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="162" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> SEVERAL HUNDRED ADDISON Northeast Supervisory Union voters attended the ANeSU board meeting at Lincoln Community School on Tuesday evening. Many voiced support for a petition that calls for the firing of Superintendent David Adams. Independent photo/Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <p> LINCOLN &mdash; For 26 seconds, applause rocked the walls of Lincoln Community School&rsquo;s tiny gymnasium Tuesday evening. The cause of the ovation was not, as one might suspect, a game-winning basket or conclusion of a musical performance.</p> <p> Rather, a local resident asked her supervisory union board to fire the superintendent.</p> <p> During visitors&rsquo; business of the Addison Northeast Supervisory Union board meeting, Koran Cousino of Starksboro presented a petition signed by hundreds of voters who support the dismissal of ANeSU Superintendent David Adams.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/29354">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201503hundreds-seek-ouster-anesu-superintendent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lincoln Adams ANeSU board Cousino Featured McNerney no-confidence Oldham petition superintendent Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:53:21 +0000 Zach Despart 29354 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Petition seeks firing of ANeSU superintendent http://www.addisonindependent.com/201502petition-seeks-firing-anesu-superintendent <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <p> BRISTOL &mdash; A group of community members is circulating a petition calling for the removal of Addison Northeast Supervisory Union Superintendent David Adams.</p> <p> Koran Cousino, who said she was one of several community members who drafted the petition, said the group will deliver it to the ANeSU executive board at a later date.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28809">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201502petition-seeks-firing-anesu-superintendent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol Adams ANeSU Featured petition superintendent Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:48:56 +0000 Zach Despart 28809 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Opinion: Castle's RNeSU tenure positive; Collins a good choice http://www.addisonindependent.com/201406opinion-castles-rnesu-tenure-positive-collins-good-choice <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Carol Brigham </div> </div> </div> <p align="left"> <em style="font-size: 13px;">Editor&rsquo;s note: The following statement was submitted on behalf of the Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union Board by RNeSU Chairperson Carol Brigham.</em></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23866">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201406opinion-castles-rnesu-tenure-positive-collins-good-choice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Jeanne Collins RNeSU school board superintendent Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:42:43 +0000 Zach Despart 23866 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Opinion: Rutland Northeast should not hire Burlington candidate http://www.addisonindependent.com/201405opinion-rutland-northeast-should-not-hire-burlington-candidate <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Bob Stetson </div> </div> </div> <p align="left"> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">I don&rsquo;t get it. You have a Burlington school leader who authors three budgets with built-in deficits, owes the IRS $500,000 in back employee withholding taxes and gets a golden parachute firing package of $225,000, and Rutland County makes her a finalist for a job in their system.</span></p> <p align="left"> Is this for real? What the heck is going on?</p> <p align="right"> <strong>Bob Stetson</strong></p> <p align="right"> <strong>Middlebury</strong></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23523">full story</a></h4> Opinion Burlington Collins superintendent Fri, 23 May 2014 18:22:57 +0000 Zach Despart 23523 at http://www.addisonindependent.com ANwSU offers JoAn Canning job of superintendent http://www.addisonindependent.com/201402canning-choice-lead-anwsu <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">VERGENNES &mdash; The Addison Northwest Supervisory Union board has offered the ANwSU superintendency to current Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union Superintendent JoAn Canning, and the board expects Canning to accept the post on Thursday.</span></p> <p> The ANwSU board made the offer on Tuesday morning after Canning, the last candidate standing for the post, made a daylong Monday visit to ANwSU.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/21889">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201402canning-choice-lead-anwsu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes ANwSU Canning Featured superintendent vergennes Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:04:56 +0000 Zach Despart 21889 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Collins, Johnson decline ACSU superintendent job http://www.addisonindependent.com/201212collins-johnson-decline-acsu-superintendent-job <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20px;">MIDDLEBURY - The Addison Central Supervisory Union&#39;s search for a new superintendent will continue after a third bid to locate a top executive failed to woo a finalist on Friday, Dec. 21.</span></p> <p> District officials confirmed late Friday afternoon that both finalists - Burlington School District Superintendent Jeanne Collins and John W. Johnson, an executive with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction - withdrew their names from consideration, citing personal reasons.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/14715">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201212collins-johnson-decline-acsu-superintendent-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury ACSU Featured Middlebury school distrct search superintendent Fri, 21 Dec 2012 21:22:25 +0000 John Flowers 14715 at http://www.addisonindependent.com ACSU retains interim chief another year http://www.addisonindependent.com/201204acsu-retains-interim-chief-another-year <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Addison Central Supervisory Union (ACSU) Superintendent Gail Conley, who has been serving on an interim basis since last July 1, has agreed to serve another year in order to give a search committee more time to find his replacement.</p> <p> An ACSU search committee has thus far initiated two ill-fated searches for a new superintendent. Those searches yielded relatively few applications from what is a shrinking pool nationwide of qualified education administrators. In both cases, the search committee did not feel it could advance a finalist for the job.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11558">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201204acsu-retains-interim-chief-another-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury ACSU Featured superintendent Mon, 23 Apr 2012 16:03:12 +0000 Andrew Stein 11558 at http://www.addisonindependent.com ACSU narrows search for leader http://www.addisonindependent.com/201204acsu-narrows-search-leader <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; A screening committee charged with reviewing applications for the vacant Addison Central Supervisory Union superintendency could endorse a finalist within the next few days.</p> <p> Peter Conlon, Cornwall representative to the ACSU board and leader of the screening committee, confirmed on Monday that his panel had interviewed one of three finalists who had been flagged for the job. Conlon explained that the other two finalists ended up accepting other positions before the committee had a chance to interview them.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11362">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201204acsu-narrows-search-leader" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury ACSU education superintendent Thu, 05 Apr 2012 15:58:13 +0000 John Flowers 11362 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Former school head files suit vs. ACSU http://www.addisonindependent.com/201203former-school-head-files-suit-vs-acsu <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Former Addison Central Supervisory Union Superintendent Lee Sease has filed a lawsuit against his former employer in U.S. District Court, claiming he was unlawfully fired last spring.</p> <p> Sease further claims he was not given reasons for his termination and alleges he was not given a chance to be heard on the matter. He is urging the court to award him damages, including lost wages and benefits. Sease received a total annual compensation package (salary and benefits) of $127,321, according to court records.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11306">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201203former-school-head-files-suit-vs-acsu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury ACSU Featured legal superintendent Thu, 29 Mar 2012 18:33:15 +0000 John Flowers 11306 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Adams is chosen as new chief for ANeSU http://www.addisonindependent.com/201202adams-chosen-new-chief-anesu <p> BRISTOL &mdash; The Addison Northeast Supervisory Union (ANeSU) Tuesday evening hired a new superintendent to replace Evelyn Howard, who will step down this summer after 12 years on the job.</p> <p> David Adams, current superintendent of Windsor Southwest Supervisory Union, will take over ANeSU&rsquo;s top executive post on July 1. Adams will bring with him more than three decades of education experience, ranging from assistant superintendent of Vermont Southwest Supervisory Union in Bennington to principal of Mount Anthony Union Middle School in Bennington.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/10925">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201202adams-chosen-new-chief-anesu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol ANeSU Featured superintendent Thu, 23 Feb 2012 16:31:56 +0000 Andrew Stein 10925 at http://www.addisonindependent.com ANeSU narrows top executive search to three http://www.addisonindependent.com/201202anesu-narrows-top-executive-search-three <p> BRISTOL &mdash; The Addison Northeast Supervisory Union (ANeSU) board and superintendent search committee are closing in on a new superintendent.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/10883">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201202anesu-narrows-top-executive-search-three" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol ANeSU Featured superintendent Mon, 20 Feb 2012 15:56:21 +0000 Andrew Stein 10883 at http://www.addisonindependent.com ACSU reboots search for new superintendent http://www.addisonindependent.com/201202acsu-reboots-search-new-superintendent <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Addison Central Supervisory union board will re-advertise the school district&rsquo;s superintendent vacancy in wake of an initial search that concluded on Thursday without producing an acceptable candidate.</p> <p> Gail Conley, the ACSU&rsquo;s interim superintendent, said the position will now be re-advertised in conjunction with the soon-to-be-vacant associate superintendent position. Associate Superintendent Jan Willey has tendered her resignation effective at the end of the school year.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/10879">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201202acsu-reboots-search-new-superintendent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Featured superintendent Mon, 20 Feb 2012 15:43:01 +0000 John Flowers 10879 at http://www.addisonindependent.com ANeSU names finalists for superintendent job http://www.addisonindependent.com/201202anesu-names-finalists-superintendent-job <p class="Bodycopy" style=""> BRISTOL &mdash; The Addison Northeast Supervisory Union board expects to select a new superintendent in the next month, and a search committee has whittled down a pool of 18 applicants to three finalists: Catrina DiNapoli, David Adams and Douglas Harris.</p> <p class="Bodycopy" style=""> As part of the superintendent selection process, the public is invited to meet the candidates next Monday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. at a forum at Mount Abraham Union High School &mdash; and learn more about the candidates&rsquo; visions for the school district.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/10752">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201202anesu-names-finalists-superintendent-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol ANeSU school boards superintendent Thu, 09 Feb 2012 18:00:07 +0000 Andrew Stein 10752 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Top ANeSU executive to leave at end of year http://www.addisonindependent.com/201112top-anesu-executive-leave-end-year <p>BRISTOL &mdash; After 12 years as superintendent of the Addison Northeast Supervisory Union (ANeSU), Evelyn Howard has said she will leave the post effective June 30, 2012.</p> <p> According to Jeff Francis, executive director of the Vermont Superintendents Association, Howard&rsquo;s tenure in the same district is the fifth-longest in the state. This number is based on 60 superintendents statewide with an average tenure of about four years.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/10256">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201112top-anesu-executive-leave-end-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol ANeSU education superintendent Thu, 15 Dec 2011 18:00:06 +0000 Andrew Stein 10256 at http://www.addisonindependent.com ACSU plans strategy for hiring new school chief http://www.addisonindependent.com/201111acsu-plans-strategy-hiring-new-school-chief <p class="Bodycopy" style=""> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Addison Central Supervisory Union (ACSU) school board last week officially launched its search for a new superintendent, agreeing on a salary range, length of contract, the makeup of a screening committee for candidates, and a basic timetable for selection of a finalist expected to be on the job by next summer.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/9976">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201111acsu-plans-strategy-hiring-new-school-chief" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury education superintendent Mon, 21 Nov 2011 17:00:08 +0000 John Flowers 9976 at http://www.addisonindependent.com