People in the News
Stuart M. Silberman has been named the superintendent of the Fayette County, Ky., public schools.
Mr. Silberman, 52, who has served as the superintendent of the 10,000-student Daviess County, Ky., school system since 1995, succeeds T. Kenneth James, who left Fayette County in April to become the director of the Arkansas Department of Education.
Mr. Silberman, who has earned honors as Kentucky Superintendent of the Year from two different organizations, begins his new job leading the 33,000-student district on July 1. He will earn an annual salary of $180,000.
Christopher P. Corrini recently became the chief financial officer of Edison Schools Inc.
Mr. Corrini, 51, previously served as the chief financial officer for 10 years for the Richmond, Va.-based Brink's Inc., which offers security services to businesses.
He began his new job with Edison earlier this month, succeeding Christopher Scarlatta, who left the company in January.
The New York City-based Edison Schools is a for-profit education management company that runs 130 full-year schools and 200 summer schools throughout the country.
Scott Drossos, meanwhile, has been named the president of Tungsten Learning, a division of Edison Schools.
Mr. Drossos was previously the vice president of sales for Folsom, Calif.-based PowerSchool, a division of Apple Computer Inc. PowerSchool sells schools Web-based student-information systems.
Mr. Drossos, 40, began his new job last month.
The New York City-based Tungsten Learning offers products and services to school districts to help them raise student achievement.
—By Catherine A. Carroll
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