Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Ed Brand's replacement as Sweetwater Superintendent is, like Brand, closely connected to SDCOE

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Three Hurdles Facing Sweetwater’s New Superintendent

The Sweetwater Union High School District has a new interim superintendent it hopes will represent a clean slate after a seemingly endless scandal that ensnared four school board members and a former superintendent.
In a closed-door session last week, school board president John McCann and four temporary trustees [all of whom are also  board members of SDCOE] picked Tim Glover as interim superintendent after Ed Brand, who took the district helm after former Superintendent Jesus Gandara was indicted in a pay-to-play scheme, was put on paid leave.
Tim Glover:
Board members said putting Brand on leave was not a disciplinary move, the district “just wanted something different.”
Glover has a long-standing relationship with the SUHSD as well as the Chula Vista Elementary School District, having served as principal at multiple schools and in various administrative roles. His most recent job was at the San Diego County Office of Education as assistant superintendent of student services and programs.
Glover will lead as superintendent until December, when five newly elected school board members will hire a full-time leader for the district...

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