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White named Blue Valley Schools’ incoming superintendent

The excitement in the air is undeniable in Blue Valley. Dr. Todd White has been named the next superintendent of Blue Valley Schools. The Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of White at a special board meeting Tuesday morning. The search began after 11-year Superintendent Dr. Tom

Dr. Trigg named HPISD’s Superintendent of Schools

The Highland Park ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved Dr. Tom Trigg as Highland Park ISD’s Superintendent of Schools at a called meeting today. Dr. Trigg is the eighth superintendent in HPISD’s 101-year history, and he is expected to assume the role full-time in late July. “

Vancouver Public Schools’ digital transformation garners tech award

Vancouver Public Schools’ (VPS) digital transformation through one-to-one technology that supports teaching and learning has earned recognition for the district. This month, it also garnered a 2014 Tech-Savvy Superintendent Award for VPS Superintendent Steve Webb. The award is given annually by eSch

Leadership transition by design

BY STEVEN T. WEBB Academic improvement happens when effective leaders have ample time to implement broad, sustainable reform. Timothy Waters and Robert Marzano’s study of 30 years of leadership research for McREL points to a statistically significant link between superintendent tenure and student ac

Technology accelerates superintendency evolution

Is technological vision a requirement for the modern superintendent? A recent Education Week article suggests it is. However, leading the charge into new technologies isn’t as simple as just purchasing and distributing devices. Developing a long-term plan for the infrastructure, strategically planni