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Valpo board sets criteria for choosing new superintendent

VALPARAISO | The selection of the next Valparaiso Community Schools superintendent now has a list of criteria the School Board will use in evaluating candidates.

April 03, 2014 8:59 pm

Valpo superintendent's pay package called too high

VALPARAISO | Should the next superintendent of Valparaiso Community Schools get more in salary and benefits than a member of the U.S. Cabinet or the directors of the CIA and the FBI?

March 21, 2014 7:02 pm

Portage school officials differ on superintendent process

PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board has just begun the process of selecting a new superintendent, but members appear to be differing on the approach.

February 22, 2014 5:30 pm
Paul Labovitz named new National Lakeshore superintendent

Paul Labovitz named new National Lakeshore superintendent

PORTER | Paul Labovitz will serve as the new superintendent of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, the National Park Service announced Monday.

February 10, 2014 8:10 am

Valpo board hears plenty on superintendent pick

VALPARAISO | Two issues were on the minds of the about 250 people attending Thursday's Valparaiso School Board workshop at Benjamin Franklin Middle School.

February 06, 2014 9:15 pm

Valpo schools begins superintendent search

VALPARAISO | The search for a new superintendent of Valparaiso Community Schools officially begins today.

January 23, 2014 5:32 pm

LaPorte superintendent retires suddenly

LAPORTE | LaPorte is without a schools superintendent after the man at the helm suddenly chose to retire.

January 20, 2014 9:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Be thorough in search for superintendent

The East Chicago and Valparaiso school boards are looking for new school superintendents. The board members must do their homework well on this.

January 12, 2014 12:00 am

Lake Station chamber sponsoring decorating contest

LAKE STATION | The Lake Station Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Christmas holiday house decorating contest.

December 05, 2013 12:00 am

Hobart parks department consolidates staff

HOBART | A longtime Hobart Parks Department employee has retired and been replaced by a staff member with one year of experience, Parks Superintendent John Mitchell said.

November 15, 2013 12:00 am

Lake Station student admits to compiling 'hit list'

LAKE STATION | An Edison High School freshman was removed from school after he admitted to compiling a "hit list" with names of fellow students and teachers, police said.

November 11, 2013 6:53 pm
Tony Bennett hearing at Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy

Tony Bennett hearing at Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy

Tony Bennett, former Indiana superintendent of public instruction, speaks in July 2011 during a special hearing at Roosevelt College and Career Academy in Gary. Six years of failing grades prompted Bennett's office to have a private company take over the former Roosevelt High School.

July 30, 2013 8:10 pm
Tony Bennett attends a hearing in Gary regarding the takeover of Roosevelt

Tony Bennett attends a hearing in Gary regarding the takeover of Roosevelt

Former Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett listens to concerned Gary residents during the takeover of Gary Roosevelt Hight School two years ago. Former Assistant Superintendent Dale Chu is on Bennett's left.

July 30, 2013 8:10 pm

Hanover hires new superintendent

CEDAR LAKE | It’s official: Hanover has a new superintendent

June 04, 2013 10:00 pm
South Central School Corp. superintendent arrested

South Central School Corp. superintendent arrested

The superintendent of the South Central School Corp. was arrested Monday night on allegations he physically assaulted a school district employee.

May 21, 2013 2:30 pm

Hanover hopes to hire new superintendent soon

CEDAR LAKE | The Hanover Community School Corp. almost has a new superintendent, but district officials first will have to go through a state-mandated public hearing process.

May 15, 2013 9:00 pm
George Letz

George Letz

MSD Boone Township Superintendent George Letz.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: School superintendents should be licensed

Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann broke the first Senate tie since 2005 by voting for legislation that would allow school boards to hire anyone as superintendent, regardless of whether that person has the training and experience currently necessary to receive a superintendent's license. This should n…

April 15, 2013 12:00 am
Voices of Vision: Peggy Buffington

Voices of Vision: Peggy Buffington

School City of Hobart Superintendent Dr. Peggy Buffington reflects on 2012 and provides a scope of future plans for her school community.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am

House OKs hiring unlicensed school superintendents

INDIANAPOLIS | Despite warnings by region lawmakers that nothing good will come of it, the Indiana House voted 58-40 on Tuesday to allow school boards to hire any person they want as superintendent regardless of that person's training or experience in education.

February 05, 2013 5:06 pm Related


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