People in the News
George F. Garcia has been named the superintendent of the
27,000-student Boulder Valley public schools in Boulder, Colo. Mr.
Garcia, 57, is currently the superintendent of the 63,000-student
Tucson, Ariz., district. He was Arizona's superintendent of the year
James Harris has been chosen the superintendent of the 17,000-student Inglewood Unified School District in California. He is a former superintendent of the 47,000-student Buffalo, N.Y., public schools.
The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development has selected LeRoy E. Hay as the president of the 165,000-member organization, which is based in Alexandria, Va. Mr. Hay, 56, is the assistant superintendent for instruction for the 7,100-student Wallingford public schools in Connecticut. He was the National Teacher of the Year in 1983.
The University of Cincinnati has appointed Lawrence J. Johnson the dean of the college of education. Mr. Johnson, 46, has served as the interim dean since last fall. He was also an associate dean of research and development at the college and the executive director of the university's Arlitt Child and Family Research and Education Center.
Alan D. Bersin has been appointed by Gov. Gray Davis to the
California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. The commission oversees
teacher and administrator licensing. Mr. Bersin, 53, is the
superintendent of the 141,000- student San Diego district.
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