CHARLOTTE – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Interim Superintendent Hugh Hattabaugh will leave the school district as the district’s new leader steps into his role July 1.
Hattabaugh agreed to oversee the district following former superintendent Peter Gorman’s surprise departure last summer. During the past year, Hattabaugh has led the district as the Board of Education searched for a permanent superintendent. He joined the district in 2007 as area superintendent of the county’s northern schools and served as chief operating officer during Gorman’s tenure.
Hattabaugh will join Lake County School in Florida as chief academic officer.
Board of Education reassigns Bailey Middle School principal
CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools Board of Education has reassigned Jennifer Dean, principal of Bailey Middle School.
Effective Sunday, July 1, Dean will serve as principal of Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School. The board did not release information about when Dean will be replaced.
Town of Davidson, The Davidson Center sponsors college admissions workshops
The Town of Davidson Parks and Recreation Department will partner with The Davidson Center to offer college admissions workshops in August. All classes will be held at The Davidson Center, 452 S. Main St.
• Writing the Application Essay: During this two-part workshop, seniors will read well-written essays, learn about effective essay writing, brainstorm essay topics and write an essay for the target college or university. Students will edit and review their essays and will prepare a personal statement for general use and scholarship applications. The workshop runs Aug. 14-15 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and costs $90 for residents or $95 for non-residents.
• College Entrance Tests, What You Need to Know: Instructors teach 10th- through 12th-graders the basics of the ACT, SAT and SAT subject tests, how they differ in form and content and preparation strategies. Discussion includes new research about the three most effective methods to boost scores, as well as information about how colleges use test scores in the admission and advising process. Presenters include tutoring experts and college counselors. The class takes place Aug. 28 from 6:30 -7:30 p.m. and costs $25 per family for residents and $30 per family for non-residents.
Details and registration: 704-892-3349 or www.d-Recs.org.
– Compiled by Tori Hamby