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Portage Superintendent Search
7:40 am
Tue April 30, 2013

Why is Portage still looking for a new Superintendent?

Portage Central High School - file photo
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The Portage School Board has decided to reopen its search for a new superintendent. But MLive Kalamazoo reports that some board members are questioning why they weren't able to find a candidate the first time around. 

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9:14 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

Portage School Board to reopen superintendent search

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Board members say they will likely have to actively recruit a candidate for the job
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- The Portage Public Schools Board of Education has agreed to reopen its search for a superintendent through the end of May and will ask its search consultant to "reach out" to potential candidates. "I want to make sure we get this right," board President Bo Snyder said.
9:14 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

Portage School Board to reopen superintendent search

Lead in text: 
Board members say they will likely have to actively recruit a candidate for the job
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- The Portage Public Schools Board of Education has agreed to reopen its search for a superintendent through the end of May and will ask its search consultant to "reach out" to potential candidates. "I want to make sure we get this right," board President Bo Snyder said.
12:45 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

Portage Public Schools may adjust search process to ensure it complies with Open Meetings Act

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Private meetings between school board members and candidate Greg Gray have raised questions about openness of search
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- Officials with Portage Public Schools say they may adjust their superintendent search process in response to concerns that the school board recently violated the state Open Meetings Act. "At no time did our trustees believe they were violating the open meetings act and there was certainly no intent to violate or circumvent the act," said a written statement issued by acting Superintendent Rob Olsen.
12:09 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

Portage School Board to meet Monday to discuss next step in superintendent search

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Only finalist for job Brighton Superintendent Greg Gary withdrew from the search earlier this week
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- The Portage Public Schools Board of Education had planned to meet Monday, April 29, to vote on whether to offer Greg Gray a contract as superintendent. Gray withdrew his candidacy for the job earlier this week, but the meeting is still on: Now the board needs to talk about where to go from here in finding a leader to replace Ric Perry, who resigned in January.

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