Fort Smith School District announces hirings for admin spots

FORT SMITH — The School District will commence the 2021-22 educational calendar year with new folks in seven administrative positions.

The University District produced numerous bulletins stating it crammed the positions with current workers.

Christina Williams, the district’s coordinator of community information, explained Christopher Davis is changing Sherri Penix as the Faculty District’s assistant superintendent of human means and campus assistance. Davis has been the district’s supervisor of human means considering the fact that 2019, according to a news launch.

Davis also has served as an assistant principal at the district’s Northside Superior College, as nicely as center school principal and substantial college assistant principal in Huntsville and band director and tunes educator in Mountain Residence.

“I am energized to changeover into this role within the district and glimpse ahead to continuing to serve and present support to our educators and employees as we start a new college year,” Davis said.

Tony Jones, who has served as principal at Belle Point Center considering the fact that 2018, will be the School District’s director of secondary training, the release states. Jones’ tenure with the district also incorporates time as assistant principal at Northside Higher College, wherever he started his profession as an educator, and Kimmons Junior Large College.

“I am humbled to provide as the director of secondary schooling,” Jones stated. “I search ahead to supporting just about every secondary campus in achieving increased degrees of excellence.”

Ginni McDonald, who was named the district’s govt director of strategic initiatives and skilled finding out before this calendar year, held the placement before Jones, according to Williams.

Jennifer Steele will be the district’s assistant director of athletics and pursuits, which is a new place. She has been assistant principal at Northside Large College considering that 2013, which was preceded by her time as the director of bands at Chaffin Junior Higher Faculty, in accordance to the release.

Jeff Prewitt was chosen to replace Lisa Miller as the principal of Southside Substantial University, in accordance to the Faculty District. Prewitt has worked as an assistant principal for the school given that 2018, and prior to which he served as assistant principal of Ramsey Junior Substantial University, actual physical schooling and wellbeing trainer and coach in the district.

The University District also filled 3 principal positions at its elementary colleges, the information launch states. Laura Gladden will be principal of Ballman Elementary Faculty, Ami Griggs will be principal of Fairview Elementary University and Nicole Shaffer will be Prepare dinner Elementary School’s principal.

Gladden is replacing Lori Griffin, who Williams stated was named director of elementary education for the district. Gladden has been assistant principal at Ballman and Bonneville elementary educational institutions due to the fact 2018. She also served as an tutorial facilitator in the district and an elementary and center faculty trainer in both Van Buren and Hendersonville, N.C.

Griggs, who is changing Shaffer, has been the assistant principal at Fairview Elementary because 2019. Griggs also worked as literacy instructional facilitator in the district and a instructor at Euper Lane Elementary Faculty.

Shaffer is changing Marna Boltuc, possessing labored as principal of Fairview Elementary College because 2019. Shaffer had been assistant principal at Cook, Woods and Barling elementary educational facilities and supervisor of elementary songs education for the district. She also taught at Sunnymede Elementary College in Fort Smith, as nicely as in Lavaca and Panama, Okla.

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Vacancies

The Fort Smith College District experienced the adhering to administrative openings as of Wednesday morning:

Director of Belle Position Heart

Director of human methods

Two assistant principal positions at Northside Superior School

Spradling Elementary University principal

Four assistant principal positions at Ballman, Prepare dinner, Fairview and Park elementary colleges

Source: Fort Smith Faculty District