People in the News

October 16, 2002 1 min read
  • Save to favorites
  • Print

Chevon T. Baccus recently began a one-year term as the president of the National School Public Relations Association.

Ms. Baccus is the development director for the 530-student All Saints Academy, a private pre-K-12 school in Winter Haven, Fla. She will continue in that job while serving as the NSPRA president.

The 1,900-member association, based in Rockville, Md., serves school public relations professionals through its national seminars, workshops, and publications.

The shareholders of Carnegie Learning Inc. have elected Linda G. Roberts to serve on the company’s board of directors.

Linda G. Roberts

Ms. Roberts, 61, who served as a special adviser on technology to then-U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley, is an educational consultant based in Washington. She served as an adviser to Mr. Riley from September 1993 to January 2001.

Based in Pittsburgh, Pa., Carnegie Learning develops and markets technology-based curricula for students in middle school through college.

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has appointed Lloyd Bond, 60, to be a Carnegie Senior Scholar.

Mr. Bond left his position as a professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro to join the Menlo Park, Calif.-based organization. Mr. Bond will work closely with the foundation’s Delta Project, an initiative to improve teacher education.

The Carnegie Foundation is an independent policy and research center that seeks to improve the teaching profession.

— Catherine A. Carroll

Send contributions to People in the News, Education Week, 6935 Arlington Road, Suite 100, Bethesda, MD 20814; fax: (301) 280-3200; e-mail: Photographs are welcome but cannot be returned.


Classroom Technology Webinar Building Better Blended Learning in K-12 Schools
The pandemic and the increasing use of technology in K-12 education it prompted has added renewed energy to the blended learning movement as most students are now learning in school buildings (and will likely continue

EdWeek Top School Jobs

Teacher Jobs
Search over ten thousand teaching jobs nationwide — elementary, middle, high school and more.
View Jobs
Principal Jobs
Find hundreds of jobs for principals, assistant principals, and other school leadership roles.
View Jobs
Administrator Jobs
Over a thousand district-level jobs: superintendents, directors, more.
View Jobs
Support Staff Jobs
Search thousands of jobs, from paraprofessionals to counselors and more.
View Jobs

Read Next

Education Briefly Stated: November 17, 2021
Here's a look at some recent Education Week articles you may have missed.
8 min read
Education Nearly a Million Kids Vaccinated in Week 1, White House Says
Experts say there are signs that it will be difficult to sustain the initial momentum.
4 min read
Leo Hahn, 11, gets the first shot of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. Last week, U.S. health officials gave the final signoff to Pfizer's kid-size COVID-19 shot, a milestone that opened a major expansion of the nation's vaccination campaign to children as young as 5. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Education How Schools Are Getting Kids the COVID Shot, and Why Some Aren’t
Some district leaders say offering vaccine clinics, with the involvement of trusted school staff, is key to helping overcome hesitancy.
5 min read
A girl walks outside of a mobile vaccine unit after getting the first dose of her COVID-19 vaccine, outside P.S. 277, Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, in the Bronx borough of New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
Education Biden Administration Urges Schools to Provide COVID-19 Shots, Information for Kids
The Biden administration is encouraging local school districts to host vaccine clinics for kids and information on benefits of the shots.
2 min read
President Joe Biden, and first lady Jill Biden walk to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021. Biden is spending the weekend at his home in Rehoboth Beach, Del. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)