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Cunningham approved as new superintendent for California district

Steamboat's head of schools will earn $195,000 per year to lead the Novato Unified School District. Her last day with the Steamboat Springs School District is June 30.

Potential candidates for superintendent position already call Steamboat home

Steamboat Springs School Board may look local to fill position

At least two former superintendents live in Steamboat, and that might be good news for a Steamboat Springs School District that will soon find itself with a leadership void after Superintendent Shalee Cunningham leaves to take the same position with the Novato Unified School District in Marin County, Calif. The Novato School Board is scheduled to appoint Cunningham and approve her contract tonight.

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Frequent superintendent turnover not uncommon

School district leaders average 3 years in position

With Steamboat Springs Su­­perintendent Shalee Cunningham’s impending departure, the school district will be looking for its fourth superintendent since 2007. Her short stint isn’t unusual. It’s on par with the national average.

Steamboat schools superintendent takes California job

Steamboat Springs Superintendent Shalee Cunningham confirmed to the Marin Independent Journal, of Novato, Calif., that she would be the next superintendent of the Novato Unified School District. According to the newspaper, the Novato School Board is expected to make an announcement about the position Tuesday.

Steamboat Springs School Board to discuss contingency

Steamboat schools prepare for possible loss of superintendent

The Steamboat Springs Sch­­ool Board has scheduled a two-hour workshop tonight to discuss the district’s transition should Superintendent Shalee Cunningham leave. Cunningham is the finalist to become superintendent of the Novato Unified School District in Marin County, Calif. Officials from the district were in Steamboat Springs on Wednesday and Thursday to observe Cunningham.

Steamboat superintendent could be headed to new job in California

Shalee Cunningham in midst of 3-year contract

Officials from the Novato Unified School District in Marin County, Calif., are in Steamboat today to observe Shalee Cunningham. School Board President Robin Crossan said the district is readying a succession plan should it become necessary.

Steamboat school closure alerts discussed

Some parents were not notified about school cancellation Wednesday

Steamboat Springs School District Superintendent Shalee Cunningham praised district staff members for helping inform families Wednesday that school had been canceled. However, not all parents got the message that school was called off.

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Closure policies differ by school district

Steamboat superintendent considers higher temperature for cancellation

Steamboat Springs School District Superintendent Shalee Cunningham said Wednesday that she would consider changing the temperature threshold in the district’s school closing and cancellation policy.

Soda Creek principal to take extended leave

Celia Dunham and Michele Miller to fill in for Judy Harris

The co-principals at Strawberry Park Elementary School, and Steamboat Springs School District Superintendent Shalee Cunningham, will fill in at Soda Creek Elementary School during an extended absence for Principal Judy Harris.

700 reaches deal with school district

Developers say they will split cost of $30M schools project

Steamboat Springs School District Superintendent Shalee Cunningham said attorneys for the district and Steamboat 700 developers were drafting the agreement to split the cost of a school that would be needed as a result of the proposed development seeking annexation into western Steamboat Springs.

Parents still owe district funds

Cunningham: Legal action next step to collect full-day kindergarten tuition

The Steamboat Springs School District may be forced to take legal action to collect about $1,500 in unpaid tuition from parents of children who attended full-day kindergarten last year.

Superintendent invites public to share input

Nearing the end of her first school year on the job, superintendent of the Steamboat Springs School District Shalee Cunningham said she wants to solicit community input about the future of local public education.

Collaboration between CMC, district takes strides

It took two Californians to jumpstart collaboration between the Colorado Mountain College's Alpine Campus and the Steamboat Springs School District, joke two top education administrators. Dual-enrollment programs, teacher in-service and special projects for students are planned for the coming year.

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Cunningham looking for clarity

New superintendent hopes to streamline school policies

After beginning work nearly a month ago, Steamboat Springs School District Superintendent Shalee Cunningham has had her hands full with new buildings, a new principal, new faces and new all-day kindergarten classes.

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Cunningham hired

New superintendent to make $150,000 a year plus benefits in two-year contract

Dr. Shalee Cunningham, an educational consultant from Napa, Calif., is the new superintendent of the Steamboat Springs School District.

School Board chooses new leader

Cunningham top superintendent choice; contract to be negotiated

Provided contract negotiations go smoothly, Dr. Shalee Cunningham will be the Steamboat Springs School District's next superintendent.

Superintendent decision nears

School Board could name Smyser's successor as early as Monday

In the midst of a marathon day of meetings and interviews with three superintendent finalists, Steamboat Springs School Board President Robin Crossan said the board will take the necessary time to choose the district's next leader.


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