October 22, 2021

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Fort Smith College District announces hirings for admin spots

FORT SMITH — The University District will start the 2021-22 educational year with new individuals in 7 administrative positions.

The University District made many bulletins stating it loaded the positions with existing staff members.

Christina Williams, the district’s coordinator of community information and facts, claimed Christopher Davis is replacing Sherri Penix as the University District’s assistant superintendent of human resources and campus assist. Davis has been the district’s supervisor of human assets because 2019, in accordance to a information release.

Davis also has served as an assistant principal at the district’s Northside Superior School, as very well as center college principal and substantial university assistant principal in Huntsville and band director and tunes educator in Mountain Home.

“I am energized to changeover into this position inside of the district and look ahead to continuing to serve and offer support to our educators and staff as we start off a new school calendar year,” Davis mentioned.

Tony Jones, who has served as principal at Belle Level Center due to the fact 2018, will be the Faculty District’s director of secondary education, the release states. Jones’ tenure with the district also contains time as assistant principal at Northside Significant College, where he commenced his profession as an educator, and Kimmons Junior Significant University.

“I am humbled to provide as the director of secondary training,” Jones mentioned. “I glimpse ahead to supporting each individual secondary campus in achieving larger ranges of excellence.”

Ginni McDonald, who was named the district’s government director of strategic initiatives and experienced mastering before this 12 months, held the placement right before Jones, according to Williams.

Jennifer Steele will be the district’s assistant director of athletics and things to do, which is a new position. She has been assistant principal at Northside Substantial Faculty given that 2013, which was preceded by her time as the director of bands at Chaffin Junior Superior College, in accordance to the launch.

Jeff Prewitt was chosen to switch Lisa Miller as the principal of Southside Significant School, according to the Faculty District. Prewitt has worked as an assistant principal for the university due to the fact 2018, and prior to which he served as assistant principal of Ramsey Junior Superior College, bodily schooling and wellness teacher and mentor in the district.

The University District also filled three principal positions at its elementary educational institutions, the news release states. Laura Gladden will be principal of Ballman Elementary College, Ami Griggs will be principal of Fairview Elementary University and Nicole Shaffer will be Cook Elementary School’s principal.

Gladden is changing Lori Griffin, who Williams reported was named director of elementary training for the district. Gladden has been assistant principal at Ballman and Bonneville elementary colleges due to the fact 2018. She also served as an instructional facilitator in the district and an elementary and middle university instructor in each Van Buren and Hendersonville, N.C.

Griggs, who is changing Shaffer, has been the assistant principal at Fairview Elementary considering that 2019. Griggs also labored as literacy instructional facilitator in the district and a instructor at Euper Lane Elementary College.

Shaffer is changing Marna Boltuc, acquiring labored as principal of Fairview Elementary College considering that 2019. Shaffer experienced been assistant principal at Cook, Woods and Barling elementary schools and supervisor of elementary songs training for the district. She also taught at Sunnymede Elementary University in Fort Smith, as effectively as in Lavaca and Panama, Okla.

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The Fort Smith School District had the following administrative openings as of Wednesday early morning:

Director of Belle Point Center

Director of human means

Two assistant principal positions at Northside Superior School

Spradling Elementary Faculty principal

Four assistant principal positions at Ballman, Prepare dinner, Fairview and Park elementary colleges

Resource: Fort Smith College District