Published Online: February 26, 2003
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The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development has presented its first Outstanding Young Educator of the Year award to Patrick J. Bathras, the assistant principal of the 630-student Brooklyn Park Middle School in Baltimore.

Patrick J. Bathras

Mr. Bathras, 32, is being recognized for numerous accomplishments, including his creation of a mathematical walking tour of Baltimore's Camden Yards baseball stadium that integrates academics and the architecture and history of the stadium.

The 160,000-member ASCD is an Alexandria, Va.-based nonprofit association that provides curriculum and leadership information and professional development to educators in 135 countries.

John T. Haro

John T. Haro, currently the superintendent of the 28,000-student Independent School District 196 in Rosemount, Minn., has been appointed superintendent of the 71,000-student Fulton County school system, the fourth- largest and one of the fastest-growing districts in Georgia.

Mr. Haro, 52, begins his new position in the Atlanta-area district in July, succeeding Stephen D. Dolinger, who left the Fulton County schools last September to become the president of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education, an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization.

Robert M. Shireman

Robert M. Shireman, a former senior policy adviser to President Clinton, has been appointed a senior fellow with the Education in a Changing Society Program at the Aspen Institute. Mr. Shireman, 41, will be based in Oakland, Calif.

The Aspen Institute's Education in a Changing Society Program provides policy workshops to help federal, state, and local leaders address contemporary issues in education.

—Catherine A. Carroll

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