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In the Schools

Barry H. Newill, executive director of The Pathway School in Jeffersonville, Pa., has been appointed president of the school.

In the States

Pamela A. Gatcomb, dean of industrial and continuing education at Northern Maine Vocational-Technical Institute in Presque Isle, Me., has been named coordinator of the Maine Migrant Education Program in Augusta, Me.

In the Education Schools

Leonard A. Valverde, professor of education and director of the office for advanced research in Hispanic education at the University of Texas at Austin, has been named chairman of the university's department of educational administration.

In the Associations

Ronnie Carter, assistant director of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association, has been named executive director-elect. He will assume the position of executive director on May 1.

Donna C. Rhodes, executive assistant to the president of California State University at Fullerton and a former elementary-school teacher in Michigan, has been named executive director of the National Education Association's National Foundation for the Improvement of Education.

Other Appointments

John T. Casteen 3rd, secretary of education for the Commonwealth of Virginia, has been appointed president of the University of Connecticut.

Debra G. Klinman, senior research associate at Bank Street College of Education in New York City, has been appointed program director of the Learning Institute in Springhouse, Pa.

Joan Lipsitz, director of the Center for Early Adolescence and a faculty member of the Bush Institute for Child and Family Policy at the University of North Carolina, has been named program director for education at the Lilly Endowment Inc., effective Jan. 1.

Arnold W. Webb, assistant commissioner of educational programs for the New Jersey Department of Education, has been named director of higher education at Research for Better Schools Inc. in Philadelphia.


Gill A. Gideon, executive director of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association for 14 years, has announced his retirement, effective May 1.

Lloyd C. Nielsen, superintendent of the Roseville (Minn.) Area Schools for 18 years, has announced his retirement, effective at the end of December.

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