SHERIDAN — Although lots of Sheridan County learners may be attending the identical faculty this slide, they may come across on their own greeting several new faces, together with new principals.
For the previous 15 years, Charles Auzqui was a very well-identified determine at Sheridan County Faculty District 3, serving as equally the district’s superintendent and principal at the Arvada-Clearmont K-12 College.
As Auzqui took about as superintendent of neighboring Johnson County College District 1 July 1, SCSD3 officers will carry on their search for his successor during the drop and early winter season. To fill the void, SCSD3 employed previous Laramie County Faculty District 1 Superintendent Boyd Brown on an interim foundation by the 2021-22 university 12 months.
Sheridan County College District 1 had 1 principal’s posture to fill for the impending school yr, soon after a Large Horn Middle College Principal Richard Welch introduced his retirement previous spring, ending his 31-calendar year occupation with the district.
Using up wherever Welch still left is Brian Lawson, who formerly served as assistant and interim principals at Sheridan Superior Faculty due to the fact coming to the space two several years in the past. Lawson said he realizes he’s replacing not just a particular person, but an establishment, in Welch.
“He’s accomplished this sort of a excellent task at Massive Horn,” Lawson reported. “The intention is to appear in and continue on the good do the job he and the staff members there have commenced.”
Lawson, who has formerly taught at the middle faculty amount, mentioned he’s on the lookout ahead to continuing Welch’s legacy of excellence at BHMS.
“I’ve certainly liked my time at Sheridan but I’ve usually experienced the purpose of likely again to the center university stage,” he said. “I’m excited to get back again to that. I’m also psyched to action back into that lesser school community at Massive Horn.”
Lawson’s leaving Sheridan County District 2 was just a person of a plethora of variations in the district’s administrative ranks.
Getting the reins at SHS as its new principal is Michael Carnes, who joins SCSD2 right after serving as the principal at Middletown Area Higher Faculty in Middletown, Pennsylvania.
Carnes is the a person genuine new experience among the district’s administrative ranks. Nevertheless, SCSD2 will aspect quite a few familiar faces in new roles, thanks in portion to the retirement of longtime Superintendent Craig Dougherty at the conclusion of June.
Scott Stults, who formerly served the district as its assistant superintendent of instruction and human means, was employed to triumph Dougherty, with Rebecca Adsit, the principal at Sheridan Junior High Faculty, later getting promoted to fill Stults’ previous placement. The domino impact continued, with Meadowlark Elementary School Principal Christy Spielman shifting in excess of to guide the team at SJHS and Scott Cleland, who had been the major administrator at Highland Park Elementary University, succeeding Spielman at Meadowlark.
That opened the door for a new member to be a part of the administrative ranks at SCSD2. District officials recently introduced veteran instructor Molly Swan was named as the interim principal at Highland Park.
Even though new to the purpose as principal, Swan’s occupation in instruction spans a overall of 29 several years, such as 10 years with SCSD2. Most recently, Swan has worked for 6 decades as a studying restoration trainer at Highland Park.
Stults said the total of shuffling of administrators in preparing for the 2021-22 college year is absolutely “not the norm” but has opened up new alternatives for current district leaders, enabling them to uncover new qualified problems with no owning to go in other places.
“We check out to produce leaders in our ranks,” Stults explained. “We need the appropriate persons on the bus, and we require the appropriate people today in the ideal locations.
“We know it is vital to have the very best and brightest lecturers in our classrooms educating our young ones. Second to that is our making management.”