In the Schools
Donald E. Rhoten, principal, deaf department, Florida School for the Deaf and Blind, St. Augustine, Fla., to superintendent and executive director of the Center on Deafness, Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, Edgewood, Pa.
In the States
Nicholas A. Fischer, superintendent of schools, Waterloo, Iowa, to associate commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Education, Maiden, Mass.
In the Associations
Adam Bailey, teacher, Archbishop Carroll High School, Washington, D.C., to program manager, Partnerships International, National Association of Secondary School Principals, Reston, Va.
Herbert Berg, superintendent, Puyallup School District, Puyallup, Wash., to president-elect, Washington Association of School Administrators, Olympia, Wash.
Maud Dahme, member, New Jersey Board of Education, Trenton, N.J., and vice president of the National Association of State Boards of Education, Alexandria, Va., to president-elect, NASBE.
Frank A. Gagliardi, director of special education, Stoneham Public Schools, Stoneham, Mass., to president, Massachusetts Association of Administrators for Special Education, Boston, Mass.
Patricia McNicol, interim president, Ohio School Boards Association, Westerville, Ohio, to president-elect.
Steven R. Steinhilber, school and college counselor at Bay High School, Cuyahoga, Ohio, to president-elect, National Association of College Admission Counselors, Alexandria, Va.
Lewis W. Bernard, chairman of Classroom Inc. and a director of the Morgan Stanley Group, New York City, to board of directors, Commonwealth Fund, New York City.
Claude Duncan, manager, media relations, Children's Defense Fund, Washington, D.C., to director, public affairs, American Federation of Teachers, Washington, D.C.
Eileen F. Ferrance, co-principal investigator and co-project director, statewide systemic initiative in science and mathematics, Rhode Island Department of Education, Providence, R.I., to project co-director, Regional Alliance for Mathematics and Science Education Reform, Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast and Islands, Andover, Mass.
Muffet Fox, national consultant for mathematics and science, Scott Foresman, Glenview, Ill., to national mathematics consultant, McDougal, Littell, & Company, an independent publishing company specializing in elementary and secondary school materials, Evanston, Ill.
Philip E. Geiger, superintendent of schools, Piscataway Township, N.J., to divisional president for the state of New Jersey, Educational Alternatives Inc., Minneapolis, Minn.
Eric B. Goldman, special assistant to the president, Close Up Foundation, Alexandria, Va., to vice president of outreach.
Giles Martin, librarian, University of Newcastle Libraries, Newcastle, Australia, to committee member, Decimal Classification Editorial Policy Committee, Online Computer Library Center Inc., Dublin, Ohio.
Robert E. Pohl 3rd, investment specialist, Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate, Los Angles, Calif., to California state coordinator for Tesseract schools, Education Alternatives Inc., Minneapolis, Minn.
Nancy Pred, marketing director, NutraSweet Company, Deerfield, Ill., to director, product management, McDougal, Littell, & Company, Evanston, Ill.
Donald R. Wurtz, director of financial-integrity issues, General Accounting Office, Washington, D.C., to chief financial officer, U.S. Education Deparment.
The U.S. Education Department recently appointed five new members to the National Assessment Governing Board. They are:
Michael J. Guerra, executive director, secondary school department,
National Catholic Educational Association, Washington, D.C.; Jan
Loveless, consultant and former manager, educational affairs, Dow
Chemical Company, Midland, Mich.; Marilyn McConachie, member, Glenbrook
High Schools Board of Education, Glenview, Ill.; Mitsugi Nakashima,
member, Hawaii Board of Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, and member,
National Association of State Boards of Education, Alexandria, Va.; and
Edgar D. Ross, state legislator, U.S. Virgin Islands.