I'm hoping this is good news but I can only observe that Central headquarters grows larger by the week and you have to wonder where the money is coming from.
Also, there is no mention of who is filling in at John Hay.
Ms. Kari Hanson, Principal of John Hay Elementary has accepted the Interim Position of Director of School Based Special Education Services effective November 24, 2014. She will be joining Special Education Interim Executive Director Wyeth Jessee and Director of Special Education Michaela Clancy on the Special Education leadership team.
The position of Director of School Based Special Education Services is being added to the Special Education Department to support systems and procedures within the Special Education Department and improve department response to all 97 schools, parents and guardians.
This position will work directly with the Special Education Supervisors and Program Specialists to support the needs of the 7,000 plus students receiving special education services in Seattle Public Schools.
Ms. Hanson comes to the district office from serving as Principal of John Hay Elementary, where she has also served as an Advanced Learning Specialist, classroom teacher and Head Teacher.
We welcome Ms. Hanson to the Special Education Department.