Norman School Board fills key positions

New hirings were announced at a recent meeting of the Norman School Board.
by Jane Glenn Cannon Published: July 7, 2012

Several people have been hired for key positions in the Norman School District and for individual school sites for the 2012-2013 school year.

School board members approved the appointments during a Monday board meeting.

The new hirings include Beth Spears as director of staff development and student achievement and Holly Swanson Nevels as director of secondary education.

Brooke Davis was appointed assistant principal for Kennedy Elementary School. Tiffany Dixon will assume the assistant principal position at Eisenhower Elementary School. Shelly Ellis and Toby Blair will serve as assistant principals at Longfellow Middle School, and Steve Spears has been named assistant principal at Norman North High School.

All are replacing employees who are leaving the district or have accepted positions elsewhere in the district.

Beth Spears, Nevels, Ellis and Steve Spears currently serve the district in other positions. The school district is accepting applications for their replacements. Currently, Beth Spears is principal of Roosevelt Elementary, Nevels is principal of Whittier Middle School, Ellis is a counselor at Norman North High School and Steve Spears is an assistant principal at Irving Middle School.

by Jane Glenn Cannon
Senior Reporter
A native of Oklahoma, Jane Glenn Cannon is an award-winning reporter who has covered everything from crime, courts and government to entertainment and features. She wrote a popular personal column for many years. She is a former associate writer...
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