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School district, unions begin negotiations

...district's negotiating team also includes Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Support Dave Jones, Director of Secondary Education John O'Brien, Director of Human Resources Joann Riener, Erkeneff said. Interim Superintendent Sean Dusek...
Dusek honored to be offered interim superintendent job

...programs and services. He has worked in the district for more than 20 years. From 2005-2009, he was the director of secondary education. He was principal at Soldotna High School from 2002-2005. From 1997-2000, he was a teacher and activities...
Participants make job fair a success as well to our partners, Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Superintendent, Dr. Steve Atwater, Director of Secondary Education and Student Activities, John O'Brien, District Counselor/Specialist, Sara Moore, and the principals...
Soldotna area plan for school reconfiguration moves ahead

...Skyview High School. However, the final configuration of those schools is still uncertain. John O'Brien, Director of Secondary Education for the school district, presented the district's recommendation for restructuring during a community meeting...
Ninth grade the focus

...that if we closed a building per se that the district would take a financial hit," said John O'Brien, Director of Secondary Education & Student Activities for the district. "We have since learned ... we could put a ninth-grade house in...
Peninsula Job Fair draws employers and job seekers

...and the Department of Labor and Workforce Development has been highly successful," said John O'Brien, director of secondary education and student activities. "We are excited about the opportunities this has the potential to create for our...
School board talks meets topic Monday at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Board of Education meeting in Soldotna. John O'Brien, director of secondary education, proposed a change in the language of the Kenai Peninsula School Activities Association handbook, which...
Report: Area getting healthier

Residents of the Kenai Peninsula Borough are generally living longer, better and engaging in more healthy activities than they have been in the past and are healthier for it -- more so than in some other surrounding areas, according to a national survey. The 2012 County Health Rankings indicate the Kenai Peninsula Borough ranks sixth of 23 areas surveyed in Alaska for health outcomes in 2012. Health outcomes include the length and quality of residents' lives.
Schools short of performance benchmarks

...Education and Early Development. "In general, we're doing well as a school district," said Shawn Dusek, director of secondary education curriculum-assessment for the district, said of those schools meeting NCLB's adequate yearly progress...
School district's grade rises

...schools needing improvement in 2004-05 totaled 14. "We've done very well," said Sean Dusek, KPBSD's director of secondary education and assessment. He credited the improvement to a focus on student learning. "We're doing a better job...


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