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Schneider to Serve on Board of Directors for NESDEC

posted Aug 27, 2014, 12:27 PM by Fran Prentice

Ellen H. Schneider, Superintendent of Schools for Wells-Ogunquit Community School District, was recently appointed for a three-year term on the Board of Directors for the New England School Development Council (NESDEC) http://nesdec.org/.

Superintendent Schneider joins twelve other superintendents who serve as the Board of Directors. The Board consists of two appointments from each of the following states: Maine (Schneider is joined by Emmanuel Caulk, Superintendent of Schools for Portland Public Schools), New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Vermont as well as one appointment from Rhode Island.

“I consider it an honor and a privilege to be appointed by my peers as a board member for this prestigious educational organization. I look forward to the opportunities this affiliation will provide both personally and for our school system. I always welcome the chance to bring exposure to our exceptional school system and this appointment provides for that both on regional and national scales,” stated Superintendent Schneider.

The New England School Development Council (NESDEC), a comprehensive, regional organization, had its origins at the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 1946. NESDEC is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to develop schools and districts as high-performance organizations and to support continuous educational improvement. NESDEC represents over 300 school districts in the New England States.

Caption: WOCSD Superintendent Ellen Schneider

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