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Orting Schools supe in running for national honor

Post by Debbie Cafazzo / The News Tribune on July 11, 2012 at 12:12 pm with No Comments »
July 11, 2012 11:31 am

Orting School District Superintendent Michelle Curry is a semi-finalist in the search for superintendent of the year by the
National Association of School Superintendents (NASS). She’s one of six semi-finalists nationwide.

Here’s what the NASS press release has to say about Curry:

Some of Curry’s many achievements include development of a K-5
standards-based report card, initiating an all-day kindergarten class,
establishing the Orting School District Instructional Council, and
implementing Friday collaboration days as a district-wide strategy
that is already producing significant results.

Michelle Curry is widely respected and appreciated in her school
community, and she has developed a reputation as a leader with a clear
commitment to social justice. She is praised for bringing ethnicities
together and promoting authentic communication and shared support for
the school district. Curry is also described as a strong instructional
leader who has introduced cutting-edge teaching strategies into her
schools.

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