Appointments and Deaths

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In the Districts

John E. Cashner, superintendent of the Pittsgrove Township (N.J.) Schools, to superintendent of schools for the Salem County (N.J.) Office of Education.

William D. Kight, principal of Leavelle McCampbell Middle School in Graniteville, S.C., to superintendent of the Barnwell School District in Williston, S.C.

Rev. Joseph A. Shields, director of teacher recruitment for the Archdiocese of New York, has been appointed as an associate superintendent of schools for teacher personnel with the Office of the Superintendent of Schools of the archdiocese and will be responsible for the recruitment and general supervision of lay teachers for the region's Catholic schools.

Nilda Soto-Ruiz, deputy superintendent for Community School District No. 9 in the Bronx and a former elementary-school teacher, to acting director of the Office of Bilingual Education of New York City's Board of Education.

In the States

Frank A. Altieri, acting superintendent of schools in New Haven, Conn., to deputy commissioner for finance and operations for the Connecticut State Department of Education.

William K. Anderson, a businessman in Newland, N.C., and former superintendent of Avery County (N.C.) Schools, has been appointed to the North Carolina Personnel Administration Commission for Public School Employees.

Lorraine M. Aronson, chief of the Office of Legal Affairs at the Connecticut State Department of Education, to deputy commissioner for program and support services for the department.

G. Stuart Clarkson, a consultant in the Office of School Planning and Building of the South Carolina State Department of Education and an architectural administrator, to director of the planning and building office.

Orley R. Herron, president of the National College on Education, has been named to the Illinois Commission on the Improvement of Elementary and Secondary Education, which is scheduled to present its recommendations to the state legislature by Oct. 1, 1984.

In the Education Schools

Jay G. Chambers, associate director of the Institute for Research on Educational Finance and Governance at Stanford University, to senior research associate and senior economist at the institute.

Milbrey W. McLaughlin, associate professor and director of the Evaluation Training Program at Stanford University and a former senior social scientist at the Rand Corporation, who has written extensively on federal and state educational policy, to associate director of the Institute for Research on Educational Finance and Governance at Stanford University.

In the Associations

Franklin D. Arbaugh, state supervisor of industrial arts for Delaware, has been elected vice-president of the board of directors of the American Industrial Arts Student Association.

Terry Haggardt, teacher of the 4th, 5th, and 6th grades at Pocatello (Idaho) School District, who is on a one-year leave of absence, to president of the Idaho Education Association.

James D. Jess, superintendent of cal [Coulter, Alexander, and Latimer] Community School in Latimer, Iowa, has become president of the Rural Education Association.

Peter J. Schwalbenberg, executive director of the Region 8 Cooperative Board of Rockland, Me., has been elected president-elect of the Rural Education Association.

Don P. Sheldon, superintendent of Walled Lake (Mich.) Consolidated Schools, has been chosen president-elect of the Michigan Association of School Administrators for the 1983-84 year.

Warner E. Tobin, director and chairman of The University School, the elementary school of Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana, Pa., has become president of the National Association of Laboratory Schools.

Other Appointments

Lois E. Burrill, manager of professional sales services for The Psychological Corporation, a subsidiary of Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, to associate director for operations of the College Board's program, Degrees of Reading Power, which is designed to assess students' reading ability, determine the reading levels of textbooks and other materials, and improve instruction through staff-development workshops.

Norma V. Cantu, a lawyer and former 8th- and 9th-grade English teacher in Brownsville, Tex., and San Antonio, to director of education programs for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund.

Walter J. Koetke Jr., computer-services director for the Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Education Services, which covers 18 school districts in New York State, and a former mathematics teacher with the Lexington, N.Y., public-school system, to the newly created position of director of technology at Scholastic Inc. in New York City, which publishes magazines and books for school-age children.

Richard Magat, a senior consultant to the Council on Foundations in Washington, D.C., communications consultant to the Russell Sage Foundation, and former director of communciations for the Ford Foundation, to president of the Edward W. Hazen Foundation, which awards grants primarily to help junior and senior high-school students who live in large metropolitan areas, effective Jan. 1, 1984.

Roger M. Peel, a special consultant for the Christian A. Johnson Foundation in New York City and former vice president for foreign languages and director of the Foreign Language Schools at Middlebury College in Vermont, to director general for the International Baccalaureate Office in Geneva, Switzerland.

Resignations and


Alvin E. Morris, superintendent of schools for the Unified School District No. 259, Wichita (Kan.) Public Schools, has announced his retirement, effective the end of the 1983-84 school year.

Roberta F. Rittenhouse, a teacher for 38 years with the Springfield (Ill.) Public Schools; a teacher with the Department of Defense schools in Paris, Frankfurt, and Tokyo; and the recipient of Phi Delta Kappa's Outstanding Service Award for her contributions to public-school education, retired in June.

Captions for photos:

drop Magat's photo, if neces.

James D. Jess

Orley R. Herron

Richard Magat

Peter J. Schwalbenberg

Warner E. Tobin


William B. Brown, 79, former associate superintendent for personnel for the Los Angeles Unified School District, Sept. 10 in Los Angeles.

William Francis Bullis, 82, a retired Navy commander who was a founder and former principal of The Bullis School in Potomac, Md., Oct. 4 in Potomac, Md.

Maude Hail Hughes, 54, guidance counselor in the mathematics and science division of Ballou High School in Washington, D.C., Oct. 2 in Bethesda, Md.

Jane Bogley Maddox, 72, formerly a school teacher in Montgomery County, Md., Sept. 26 in Winter Park, Fla.

Vol. 03, Issue 07

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