October 28, 1992 7 min read

ÄÄIn the Schools

Shirley Makibbin, former director of the International School in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, to chief of the education division of the Department of Defense Dependents Schools in Arlington, Va.

John R. Raslowsky 2nd, an alumnus and former faculty member at St. Peter’s Preparatory School in Jersey City, N.J., to first lay principal of the school.

Theodore G. Sharp, assistant dean of the school of education at Boston University, to headmaster of the Bancroft School in Worcester, Mass.

James P. Stearns Jr., recently retired headmaster of the Fairfield Country Day School in Fairfield County, Conn., to assistant director of admissions at the Kent (Conn.) School.

Linda A. Whitlock, assistant head for marketing, associate director of admissions, and a member of the history department at the Concord (Mass.) Academy, to director of admissions of the Buckingham Browne and Nichols School in Cambridge, Mass.

ÄÄIn the Districts

Allan Alson, assistant superintendent of Evanston (Ill.) Township High School District #202, to the district’s superintendent.

Lynn M. Bak, associate director of the Maine School Management Association in Augusta, to assistant superintendent of the Reading, Mass., schools.

Pendery Clark, special assistant to the superintendent of the Kansas City (Kan.) School District, to superintendent of the Douglas County School District in Minden, Nev.

Carl Cohn, former director of attendance and past area superintendent for the Long Beach (Calif.) Unified School District, to superintendent of the Long Beach (Calif.) School District.

Robert W. Goldman, superintendent of the Evanston (Ill.) Township High School District #202, to superintendent of the Glen Ellyn (Ill.) Elementary School District #41.

Jeffrey N. Hansen, deputy superintendent of the Bedford Central School District in Mount Kisco, N.Y., to superintendent of the Ridgefield (Conn.) Public Schools.

William J. Liebertz 3rd, executive assistant to the superintendent of the Salem-Keizer schools in Salem, Ore., to superintendent of the Lincoln County School District in Newport, Ore.

David Lusk, superintendent of the Kansas City (Kan.) School District, to superintendent of the Conroe (Tex.) School District.

Bill Schaefer, superintendent of the Madison School District in Phoenix, Ariz., to superintendent of the Upper Arlington (Ohio) City School District.

Cheryl Wilhoyte, assistant superintendent of the Anne Arundel County (Md.) Public Schools, to superintendent of the Madison (Wis.) School District.

Joseph Wint, director of language arts for the Wyndach School District on Long Island, N.Y., to assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction of the town’s board of education.

ÄÄIn the States

Carol Durgy Brooks, a former teacher and vice president and state counsel of the First American Title Insurance Company in Concord, N.H., to a member of the Nonpublic School Advisory Council of the New Hampshire Department of Education in Concord.

Dwight Pearson, consultant for school planning to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in Raleigh, to director of the division of school services in the auxiliary-services area of the agency.

ÄÄIn the Education Schools

Martha D. Collins, head of the department of education at the University of Akron in Ohio, to assistant dean for academic affairs in the college of education.

ÄÄIn the Associations

Local school board members in Maryland were recently elected officers of the Maryland Association of Boards of Education in Annapolis. They are: Deborah D. Kendig, president (Howard County); Percy V. Williams, president-elect (Harford County); Calvin Disney, treasurer (Baltimore County); and Carolyn L. Scott, secretary (Carroll County). Norman J. Saunders (Charles County) is the immediate past president.

Eileen Fitzsimons, program officer for th reference and adult-services division of the American Library Association in Chicago, Ill., to deputy executive director of the association’s library services to children.

Sandra Lawrence, principal of the Robert Lucas Elementary School in Iowa City, Iowa, to president-elect of the National Association of Elementary School Principals in Alexandria, Va.

Richard E. Mandeville, president of New Hampshire Technical College in Manchester, N.H., to director of the Commission on Vocational, Technical, Career Institutions of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Inc., in Winchester, Mass.

Robert J. Murphy, elementary teacher at the East Somerville (Mass.) Community School, to president of the Massachusetts Teachers Association in Boston.

Cornelius J. Pings, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of California at Los Angeles, to president of the Association of American Universities in Washington, D.C.

Joyce Scott, former executive vice president for academic affairs at Wichita (Kan.) State University, to vice president for academic and international programs at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities in Washington, D.C.

ÄÄOther Appointments

Gov. Evan Bayh of Indiana, to chairman of the Education Commission of the States in Denver, Colo.

Jessica Chao, program director of the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Fund in New York City, to vice president of the fund.

Steven A. Dowling, former president of the Holt, Rinehart & Winston School Division in Austin, Tex., to president and chief operating officer of Videodiscovery, a publisher and producer of educational multimedia and videodisk programs in Seattle, Wash.

Jack Downey, operations manager of the Academy for Educational Development in Washington, D.C., to vice president and director of institutional planning and development for the organization.

Gov. Jim Edgar of Illinois, to chairman-elect of the Education Commission of the States in Denver, Colo.

Anthony B. Evans, president of California State University in San Bernardino, to elected chairman of the California chapter of the Renaissance Group, a national coalition of 17 universities dedicated to excellence in teacher education.

John S. Griswold, partner in the Jefferson Financial Group in Stamford, Conn., to senior vice president of the Common Fund in Fairfield, Conn.

Gregory A. Humphrey, director of the legislation department of the American Federation of Teachers in Washington, D.C., to executive assistant to the group’s president and secretary-treasurer.

Douglas M. Jansson, executive director of the Rhode Island Foundation in Providence, to executive director of the Milwaukee (Wis.) Foundation.

Thomas H. Jeavons, associate director for programs of the Association of American Colleges in Washington, D.C., to director of the Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Mich.

Felicia B. Lynch, senior vice president of the Hitachi Foundation in Washington, D.C., to first president of the Allegheny County (Pa.) Policy Council for Youth and Workforce Development.

Barry Lynn, a United Church of Christ minister and a consultant on communications and health policy, to executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State in Silver Spring, Md.

Mildred Miller, principal of Pinacate Middle School in Perris, Calif., to chair of the secondary section of the National Council of Teachers of English in Urbana, Ill.

Gov. Zell Miller of Georgia, to chairman of the Southern Regional Education Board in Atlanta, Ga.

Holly Sidford, executive director of the New England Foundation for the Arts in Cambridge, Mass., to program director of the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Fund in New York City.

State Sen. Cooper Snyder of Ohio, to vice chairman of the Education Commission of the States in Denver, Colo.

Ruth Stenberg, professional in public relations and development with several Lake County, Ohio, nonprofit agencies, to executive director of the Lake Educational Assistance Foundation (LEAF) in Mentor, Ohio.

Boyce C. Williams, former director of teacher education at Elizabeth City (N.C.) State University, to director of institutional relations at the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education in Washington, D.C.

ÄÄResignations ÄÄand Retirements

Richard Charlton, superintendent of the Pawtucket (R.I.) School District, will resign from his position as of Nov. 10.

Robert W. Goldman, superintendent of the Evanston (Ill.) Township High School District #202, resigned from his post on Aug. 14.

Charles Hester, superintendent of the Spokane (Wash.) School District, will retire at the end of June.

David M.G. Huntington, executive director of the Milwaukee (Wis.) Foundation for 22 years, will retire from his position as of the end of the year.

A version of this article appeared in the October 28, 1992 edition of Education Week as Appointments