superintendent http://wfpl.org en Measuring Student Achievement in Superintendent Evaluation Could Be a Challenge http://wfpl.org/post/measuring-student-achievement-superintendent-evaluation-could-be-challenge <p>The Jefferson County Board of Education has approved the performance objectives for Superintendent Donna Hargens’s evaluation, but measuring student performance may still be a challenge.</p><p>The board approved the criteria at Monday night's board meeting. It measures three major performance objectives, including implementation of the new strategic plan, continuation assessing and organizing management and improving student achievement.</p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 15:16:17 +0000 Devin Katayama 1616 at http://wfpl.org Measuring Student Achievement in Superintendent Evaluation Could Be a Challenge Greater Clark Schools Approves Dr. Andrew Melin For Superintendent http://wfpl.org/post/greater-clark-schools-approves-dr-andrew-melin-superintendent <p><span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">The Greater Clark County Schools board has approved the contract of its next superintendent,&nbsp;</span>Dr. Andrew Melin.</p><p>Melin will lead the district, overseeing nearly 11,000 students. He&rsquo;ll replace Stephen Daeschner who was hired in 2009, and who oversaw significant gains in student achievement. </p><p>Melin was chosen from a list of 17 national applicants and currently serves as the superintendent of Indiana&rsquo;s Valparaiso Community Schools. He&rsquo;s also served in various education roles including principal, counselor and teacher.</p><p> Tue, 12 Jun 2012 02:26:17 +0000 Devin Katayama 621 at http://wfpl.org Greater Clark Schools Approves Dr. Andrew Melin For Superintendent Greater Clark Superintendent Finalist Hopes for Board Support http://wfpl.org/post/greater-clark-superintendent-finalist-hopes-board-support <p>The Greater Clark County Schools board will vote Monday night on whether to hire Dr. Andrew Melin&nbsp;as the new superintendent to replace Stephen Daeschner. &nbsp;</p><p>If board members vote against his hire, Melin says it&nbsp; won&rsquo;t be a reflection of his ability to lead.</p><p>Melin, currently superintendent of Indiana&rsquo;s Valparaiso Community Schools, was whittled down from a pool of 17. The district&rsquo;s search committee chose him as the finalist last week while not releasing the names of any other candidates.</p><p>Melin addressed southern Indiana residents in his first official public introduction last week. He answered questions regarding how he plans to continue the district&#39;s success and he addressed questionable spending practices in his current district.</p><p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 10:02:22 +0000 Devin Katayama 584 at http://wfpl.org Greater Clark Superintendent Finalist Hopes for Board Support