With several principal positions open for the 2011-12 school year, Stamford Public Schools decided to add an extra step in the selection process. The finalists will visit the schools with openings next week, Superintendent Joshua Starr said during Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting.
“We are looking for local input,” Starr said of the interviews to be done at the schools. The interview committees are made up of two parents, two teachers, a special education teacher/support staff, paraprofessional, current principal, Stamford Education Association president and co-president,
Would you like a private serenade by Stamford jazz singer Richard “Cookie” Thomas? How about VIP seats to Stamford’s next UBS Thanksgiving parade? Or would you like to be the new owner of a sapphire and diamond ring?
These are the kinds of prizes that are piling up for the Northeast Elementary School’s Direction to Success Dinner-Dance-Auction to be held Friday, April 1, at the Italian Center, 1620 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Proceeds from the event, sponsored by the Northeast PTO, will benefit all grade levels and students at the school. Supported projects will include
Carla Carroll and Christine Meek are already preparing for the spring auction benefiting Stamford's Northeast Elementary School programs. They're looking for items to put up for bid, and they're looking to residents and businesses to donate them.
The co-chairs are spearheading the "Direction to Success" fund-raiser, planned for April 1 at the Italian Center, 1620 Newfield Ave.
Held every other year, the auction helps support supplementary educational projects both in and outside the classroom. Previous projects made possible through auction funds include playground upgrades,
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