superintendent http://kbia.org en Dr. Peter Stiepleman will be next superintendent of Columbia Public Schools http://kbia.org/post/dr-peter-stiepleman-will-be-next-superintendent-columbia-public-schools <p>The Columbia Board of Education announced Friday that Dr. Peter Stiepleman will become superintendent of Columbia Public Schools effective July 1, 2014. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 16:51:16 +0000 Ryan Famuliner & Hope Kirwan 49618 at http://kbia.org Dr. Peter Stiepleman will be next superintendent of Columbia Public Schools Columbia residents weigh in on CPS superintendent finalists http://kbia.org/post/columbia-residents-weigh-cps-superintendent-finalists <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The search for a new superintendent for Columbia Public Schools is almost over.</span></p><p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:12:29 +0000 Mark Bergin 49480 at http://kbia.org Columbia residents weigh in on CPS superintendent finalists Live Blog: Columbia Schools Superintendent Meet & Greet http://kbia.org/post/live-blog-columbia-schools-superintendent-meet-greet <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Follow this blog for live, continuing coverage of the "Meet and Greet" event for the two finalists for the Columbia Board of Education's superintendent position.</span></p><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 20:57:43 +0000 Mark Bergin 49424 at http://kbia.org Live Blog: Columbia Schools Superintendent Meet & Greet CPS superintendent candidates would focus on at-risk students http://kbia.org/post/cps-superintendent-candidates-would-focus-risk-students <p>The search for a new Columbia Public Schools superintendent was narrowed down to two finalists last week. CPS superintendent candidates Dr. Dred Scott and Dr. Peter Stiepleman will be introduced to the community and will answer questions Tuesday at a public "meet and greet." Mon, 10 Mar 2014 21:29:10 +0000 Jack Howard 49354 at http://kbia.org CPS superintendent candidates would focus on at-risk students CPS announces names of two candidates for superintendent http://kbia.org/post/cps-announces-names-two-candidates-superintendent <p></p><p>Columbia Board of Education President Christine King announced in a letter to district staff Tuesday the board has narrowed its search for candidates for superintendent to two people.</p><p>One is an internal candidate: Dr. Peter Stiepleman. Stiepleman is currently the assistant superintendent for elementary education for Columbia Public Schools. The other candidate is Dr. Dred Scott, deputy superintendent for the Independence School District. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:29:19 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 49114 at http://kbia.org CPS announces names of two candidates for superintendent Columbia Public Schools selects four candidates for superintendent position http://kbia.org/post/columbia-public-schools-selects-four-candidates-superintendent-position <p><span style="color: #333333">Columbia Public Schools announced in an e-mail to staff Friday it decided on four final candidates to interview for the position of superintendent of schools. The Board of Education has not released the names of the candidates but will be interviewing them over several days to come.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 23:01:39 +0000 Colin Hope 48922 at http://kbia.org Columbia Public Schools selects four candidates for superintendent position CPS superintendent search proceeds with 19 applicants http://kbia.org/post/cps-superintendent-search-proceeds-19-applicants <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Columbia Public Schools Board of Education, with help from the Missouri School Board Association, is continuing its search for a new superintendent of Columbia schools. The current superintendent, Chris Belcher, announced in January that he was planning to retire in June.</span></p><p>The Board began its search shortly after Belcher’s announcement and just closed the job posting February 14. Board President Christine King said there is a total 19 candidates.</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:58:46 +0000 Mark Collins 48475 at http://kbia.org CPS superintendent search proceeds with 19 applicants North Callaway decides to keep superintendent despite DUI http://kbia.org/post/north-callaway-decides-keep-superintendent-despite-dui <p><a href="http://www.fultonsun.com/news/2013/sep/02/n-callaway-superintendent-guilty-dwi/">News broke this week </a>that North Callaway R-1 Superintendent Dr. Bryan Thomsen pled guilty last year to a DUI charge. Thomsen apologized in news reports, and the <a href="http://www.fultonsun.com/news/2013/sep/03/north-callaway-school-board-meets-closed-session/">district's board of education met Tuesday</a> to discuss how it should proceed. Thursday afternoon, the board issued this statement on its decision to keep Thomsen on board as its superintendent:</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 21:52:45 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 40047 at http://kbia.org Southern Boone hires new superintendent away from Van-Far in Vandalia http://kbia.org/post/southern-boone-hires-new-superintendent-away-van-far-vandalia <p>The Southern Boone School District has hired a new superintendent.</p><p>Board of Education President Ellen Kesterson says Chris Felmlee stuck out among the 26 people that applied for the job. Kesterson says Felmlee is <a href="http://www.vandalialeader.com/?p=6605">currently the superintendent in the Van-Far school district</a> in Vandalia. Thu, 24 Jan 2013 00:01:29 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 27740 at http://kbia.org