Chris Wright is the new president of the Missouri Association of School Administrators. She is the first woman to hold the top position in the Jefferson City, Mo.-based organization’s 100-plus-year history.
The superintendent of the 19,500-student Hazelwood school district in Florissant, Mo., since 2002, Ms. Wright, 54, will serve a one-year term as president.
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A version of this article appeared in the September 21, 2005 edition of Education Week