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In the Schools

Sue A. Bloemer, associate principal of the upper school, Pembroke Hill School, Kansas City, Mo., to principal of the upper school.

James G. Davis Jr., director of development and planning, Sunrise School, Naples, Fla., to headmaster.

William Granville Jr., founder, Granville Academy, a coaching and counseling program designed to expose inner-city youths to the corporate and entrepreneurial world, to the board of trustees, The Lawrenceville School, Lawrenceville, N.J.

In the Districts

Michael J. Coury, superintendent, Schenectady (N.Y.) City School District, to superintendent, Bettendorf (Iowa) Community School District.

Steven R. Mecham, associate superintendent, Utah Office of Public Instruction, to superintendent, Weber County School District, Ogden, Utah.

Anthony Roselli, director, curriculum and instruction, Lynnfield (Mass.) Public Schools, to assistant superintendent, Chelsea (Mass.) Public Schools.

Rosa Smith, assistant school superintendent for planning and support services, St. Paul School District, to superintendent, Beloit (Wis.) School Board.

George Straface, deputy superintendent, Denver Public Schools, to superintendent, Commerce City (Colo.) Schools.

Mitchell D. Trockman, associate superintendent, elementary and secondary education, Minneapolis Public Schools, to acting superintendent of schools.

In the States

Beverly P. Greenberg, member, Connecticut Board of Education, to board vice chairperson, and Marcial Cuevas, member, Connecticut Board of Education and executive director, Community Action Agency of New Haven Inc., to vice chairperson for vocational-technical schools.

In the Associations

Frederick N. Brown, principal, Boyertown (Pa.) Elementary School, to 1993-94 president-elect, National Association of Elementary School Principals, Alexandria, Va.

Judith Baenen, director, affiliate/member services, National Middle School Association, Columbus, Ohio, to president, St. Mary's Academy, Englewood, Colo.

Gregory S. Nash, vice president, N.E.A.-New York, to president; Binnie Tischler, secretary-treasurer, to vice president; and John G. Rothrock, high school teacher, Iroquois Central School District, to secretary-treasurer.

Beverly J. O'Bryant, executive assistant to the superintendent, Office of Parent Involvement, Community, and Corporate Support, District of Columbia Public School System, to president, American Counseling Association, Alexandria, Va.

Fred Rogers, host, "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood,'' to honorary chairman, National PTA, Chicago.

Sue Swaim, middle school principal, University of Northern Colorado Laboratory School; executive director, Colorado Association for Middle Level Education; and former president, National Middle School Association, to interim executive director, N.M.S.A., Columbus, Ohio.

The following promotions and appointment at the National Association of Independent Schools, Washington, take effect this month:
Stephen Clem, director of academic services, N.A.I.S., to vice president for educational leadership; Linda MacMurray Gibbs, director of administrative services, N.A.I.S., to vice president for instructional leadership; Selby Holmberg, director of external affairs, N.A.I.S., to vice president for promoting independent education; Philip Eby McPherson, director of programs, administration, and finance, N.A.I.S., to vice president for finance and administration; and Heather L. Hoerle, associate director, Association of Boarding Schools, to director of marketing and administrative services, N.A.I.S.

The membership of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Washington, has elected the following chairs and board members:
Jake B. Schrum, president, Texas Wesleyan University, to chair, board of trustees; Susan K. Kubik, vice president of institutional advancement, Northampton Community College, to chair-elect, board of trustees; Rodney C. Bussey, vice president for alumni relations and development, Berea College, to treasurer, board of trustees; Richard A. Ammons, vice president for development, Morehouse College, to secretary, board of trustees; Alicia L. Ianiere, director, alumnae association and annual fund, Newton Country Day School, to District I trustee; and Patricia J. Morocco, president, Bellevue College Foundation, to District VI trustee.

Other Appointments

J.Q. Adams, acting director, African-American Studies Program, Western Illinois University, Macomb, Ill., to director, college of education's office of educational opportunity.

Gwendolyn C. Baker, national executive director, Y.M.C.A. of the United States, New York City, to president, United States Committee for UNICEF, New York City, effective Sept. 13.

Gov. Jim Edgar of Illinois, to chairman, Education Commission of the States, Denver; Gov. Roy Romer of Colorado, to chairman-elect, E.C.S., for 1993-94; and State Sen. Stanley Russ of Arkansas, to vice chairman, E.C.S.

Nicholas C. Forstmann, general partner, Forstmann Little & Company, to chairman of the board of directors, Cities in Schools, Alexandria, Va.

Frank Huml, former superintendent, Cleveland Public Schools, to executive director, Society for the Prevention of Violence, Cleveland.

Marilyn Kourilsky, assistant dean and director of teacher education, Graduate School of Education, and director, Center for Economic Education, University of California at Los Angeles, to vice president, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership and director, Institute for Entrepreneurship Education, Kansas City, Mo.

Janet Lane, senior vice president, Robinson, Lake, Lerer & Montgomery, Washington, to deputy director for external affairs, National Black Child Development Institute Inc., Washington; Claudia Thorne, director, Department of Program Development, Greater Southeast Healthcare System, Washington, to director, Spirit of Excellence Parent Empowerment Project, N.B.C.D.I.; and Candelaria Silva, senior administrative analyst for training, Department of Health and Hospitals, City of Boston, to senior program associate, Spirit of Excellence Parent Empowerment Project, N.B.C.D.I.

Emily Swenson, senior vice president for corporate affairs, Children's Television Workshop, New York City, to executive vice president, chief operating officer; Gary Knell, vice president, legal affairs, C.T.W., to senior vice president for corporate affairs; and Ken Gruber, vice president of finance and administration, C.T.W., to vice president, chief financial officer.

Carl T. Willis, deputy director of Head Start for Action for Boston Community Development, Boston, to national director, Children's Television Workshop's Sesame Street Preschool Education Programs, New York City.

Resignations and Retirements

Lilian Barna, superintendent, Tacoma (Wash.) Public Schools, since 1988, has retired.

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