School Board

School Board Opts to Promote from Within, Conduct Internal Search for New Superintendent

Logo for the School District of Palm Beach County

The School District of Palm Beach County’s next superintendent will be selected from within the District’s current employee ranks, with the goal of naming a new leader by Spring Break, School Board members decided Wednesday. Board members unanimously agreed that an internal candidate was best positioned to continue the progress made under the School District’s…

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Students Drum Up Excitement as District’s Accreditation Review Begins

After months of preparation and planning, the School District of Palm Beach County will undergo its re-accreditation process through AdvancED from January 28-31. Members of the accreditation review team of AdvancED were welcomed to the District office Monday with a performance from the Lincoln Elementary School Drumline. Reviewers from AdvancED will also visit several schools, meeting…

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New Leaders Called to the Principal’s Office at Wellington HS and Palm Springs ES

Wellington High School and Palm Springs Elementary School have new leadership being called to the principal’s office. The School Board approved Cara Hayden as the new principal at Wellington High School, replacing Mario Crocetti, who retires in February. Esther Rivera has been named the principal of  Palm Springs Elementary School, replacing current principal Dawn Lewis,…

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Signed, Sealed and Delivered. Superintendent’s 2017 Holiday Greetings Card Winners Chosen

Winner of the 2017 Seasons Greeting Card Contest

The month of December is that traditional time of year to extend good wishes and season’s cheer. As Superintendent Robert Avossa prepares to send out his holiday greeting cards, some soon-to-be-known local artists’ works are gracing the covers. The 2017 Superintendent Holiday Greeting Card contest winners have been chosen, representing one student from each of…

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District Teachers Selected for Notable Equity Fellowship

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Seven teachers from the School District of Palm Beach County have been selected to participate in the Teachers For Equity (T4E) Fellowship launched by The Business Innovation Factory (BIF). Funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the fellowship’s purpose is to support the spread of equitable practices within schools. The teachers…

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