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Thirty people from a range of fields this summer began a yearlong training program as the first participants in a new effort designed to develop a cadre of urban school superintendents.

The 1992 participants in "Superintendents Prepared,'' a foundation-supported effort by three Washington-based groups, include representatives from business, the military, and the criminal-justice system, as well as educators.

The 1992 participants include:

Dawn F. Arno, executive director of budgets and audits, Fulton County (Ga.) Board of Education; Michael P. Benway, superintendent of schools, Valparaiso (Ind.) Community Schools; Elba S. Berlin, assistant superintendent of schools, Jackson (Mich.) Public Schools; Edmond E. Beverly, superintendent of schools, School District of the City of Inkster, Mich.; Denise G. Borders, chief of educational accountability, Baltimore City Public Schools; Constance R. Clark, deputy superintendent, District of Columbia Public Schools; Gene E. Davenport, superintendent of schools, Allen (Tex.) Independent School District; Philip E. Geiger, superintendent of schools, Piscataway (N.J.) Board of Education; Libia S. Gil, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instructional support, Seattle Public Schools; Dan M. Isaacs, assistant superintendent, senior-high-schools division, Los Angeles Unified School District; Clifford B. Janey, superintendent, east zone, Boston Public Schools; Joseph F. Johnson, associate superintendent, New Hanover County (N.C.) Schools; William Lawrence, president and executive director, Private Industry Council of Milwaukee County.

Also, Nancy A. Montalvo, superintendent, San Ysidro (Calif.) School District; Linda T. Murray, associate superintendent, division of instruction, the School Board of Broward County, Fla; Hank E. Nelson, industry manager, K-12 education market, BellSouth Corporation; Lieut. Col. Richard J. Nowak (U.S. Army), instructor, U.S. Army War College; Argelio Perez, associate superintendent, Lansing (Mich.) School District; Paula B. Potter, assistant superintendent for instructional services, Chattanooga (Tenn.) Public Schools; Daniel Rodriguez, coordinator, curriculum, instruction, and staff development, Pomona (Calif.) Unified School District; Susan K. Sclafani, assistant superintendent for program planning, Houston Independent School District; Col. Stephen D. Sheehan (U.S. Air Force), director, tactical air operations/faculty instructor, U.S. Army War College; Rosa A. Smith, assistant superintendent for planning and support services, St. Paul Public Schools; William E. Smith Jr., superintendent of schools, Trotwood-Madison (Ohio) City Schools; David L. Snead, principal, Cass Technical High School, Detroit; Benjamin A. Soria, deputy superintendent of schools, Tacoma (Wash.) Public School District #10; Linda J. Stelly, associate superintendent, New Orleans Public Schools; Judith V.H. Wilcox, state assistant superintendent, Jersey City (N.J.) Public Schools; Cheryl H. Wilhoyte, assistant superintendent for instruction and school administration, Anne Arundel County (Md.) Public Schools; Joseph M. Wilson, consultant, Criminal Justice Council, State of Delaware.--R.R.

Vol. 11, Issue 40, Page 6

Published in Print: August 5, 1992, as Focus Column
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