Ric Perry

6:08 am
Thu April 11, 2013

Still no decision on finalists for Portage Superintendent after four hour meeting

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Board is reviewing 23 applications from candidates in 11 state. There are no internal candidates
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- The Portage Public Schools Board of Education spent more than four hours in closed session Wednesday discussing who they would like to interview for the job of superintendent, but have not announced a list of finalists.
7:54 pm
Wed April 10, 2013

Interim Human Resources Director for Portage Schools resigns after month on job

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Mark Love was hired after Patricia Koeze resigned in January
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- After only a month on the job, Mark Love has resigned as interim human-resources director of Portage Public Schools. The resignation was effective Monday, April 8. "It just wasn't a good fit for all of us, so we're moving forward," said Sarah Baker, PPS spokeswoman.
6:26 am
Wed March 27, 2013

Portage School Board reviews 23 applicants for Superintendent

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No internal candidates to lead district. Board hopes to have a new superintendent in place by July first
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- The Portage Public Schools Board of Education spent more than two hours in closed session Tuesday evening reviewing applications from 23 people seeking to be the district's next superintendent. "We asked a lot of questions about the candidates and asked our consultant to do some homework to see which candidates best fit our profile," President Bo Snyder said after the meeting.
7:21 am
Wed March 6, 2013

Arbitration hearing for former Portage Superintendent to be held in May

Lead in text: 
Perry resigned in January after his affair with the district's human resources director became public
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- An arbitration hearing involving Portage Public Schools and former superintendent Ric Perry has been scheduled for May 21-23, Portage school board President Bo Snyder said. The hearing, which will be closed to the public, will determine whether the board violated Perry's contract and whether Perry is due additional money from the district.
6:12 am
Tue March 5, 2013

Consultant says there are about 15 applicants for Portage Superintendent

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Board is expected to pick finalists for interviews March 29th.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- There are about 15 applicants so far to be the next superintendent of Portage Public Schools, and the final pool likely will have 20 to 25 candidates, said a consultant working with the school board to fill the position.

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