Portage School Board

9:57 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Portage School Board still considering Paw Paw and Three Rivers Superintendents

Lead in text: 
Mark Bielang and Roger Rathburn invited back for second interviews next week for Portage Superintendent
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- Paw Paw Superintendent Mark Bielang and Three Rivers Superintendent Roger Rathburn are being invited to second interviews next week for the job of Portage Public Schools superintendent. The Portage school board made their decision Thursday after interviewing Bielang. Rathburn and the third finalist, Catherine Cost, assistant superintendent of Farmington Public Schools, were interviewed Wednesday.
7:34 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Portage School Board to decide Thursday which candidates for Superintendent will get second interviews

Lead in text: 
Two candidates interviewed Wednesday, one more scheduled for Thursday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- Roger Rathburn and Catherine Cost come from very different school districts, but they offered very similar perspectives on effective leadership and instruction during their public interviews Wednesday for the job of Portage Public Schools superintendent.
6:17 am
Mon June 10, 2013

Finalists for Portage Superintendent to be interviewed this week

Lead in text: 
Interviews will be conducted Wednesday and Thursday. Board will meet Friday morning to decide which will be invited for second interviews
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- For more than two months, the search for a new superintendent of Portage Public Schools hit one snag after another. The school board thought the original candidate pool was weak and unimpressive. Trustees then recruited a stellar candidate, only to have him drop out.
8:21 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

Portage School Board to interview administrators from Paw Paw, Three Rivers and Farmington next weeks

Lead in text: 
School Board trustee Rusty Rathburn won't participate in search as long as his brother, Three Rivers Superintendent Roger Rathburn, is a candidate
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- The superintendents of the Three Rivers and Paw Paw school districts and an assistant superintendent from Farmington Public Schools are finalists for the job of Portage Public Schools and will be publicly interviewed next week, the Portage board decided Monday.
6:19 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Special Portage School Board meeting Monday to discuss Superintendent search

Lead in text: 
Board looking for new district leader after sole finalist withdrew in April
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- Portage Public Schools Board of Education will have a special meeting Monday, June 3, to talk about its search for a new superintendent. The meeting, which will include recommendations from the board's search consultant, Jim Morse, will begin at 5:30 p.m., just before the board's regularly scheduled workshop meeting at 6:30 p.m.

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