superintendent http://www.kplu.org en A teary farewell to Seattle schools chief http://www.kplu.org/post/teary-farewell-seattle-schools-chief <p>It wasn&rsquo;t on the school board agenda, but members of Susan Enfield&rsquo;s cabinet paid her a surprise tribute during her final school board meeting Wednesday. Enfield is leaving Seattle Public Schools this month after 16 months as interim superintendent.</p><p>Enfield wiped away tears as a string of her deputies praised her, beginning with Enfield&rsquo;s number-two, Interim Deputy Superintendent Bob Boesche.</p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 22:57:42 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 5224 at http://www.kplu.org A teary farewell to Seattle schools chief Seattle Schools names three finalists for superintendent job http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-schools-names-three-finalists-superintendent-job <p>All 3 candidates for Superintendent of&nbsp; Seattle Public Schools have classroom as well as superintendent experience. &nbsp; The finalists will be in Seattle next week for interviews.</p><p>The finalists are:</p><p>Jose Banda, 55, is a former high school principal who now heads the Anaheim City School District, a district that just includes elementary schools.&nbsp; 84 percent of the students in the district are Latino and Banda&nbsp; is bilingual.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 23:39:44 +0000 Paula Wissel 4808 at http://www.kplu.org After teacher strike, Tacoma School Board moves to back Santorno http://www.kplu.org/post/after-teacher-strike-tacoma-school-board-moves-back-santorno <p>The Tacoma school board has given a vote of confidence to Deputy Superintendent Carla Santorno. They&rsquo;ve approved a plan to appoint her to two temporary posts as interim superintendant. That puts her in a strong position to take on that role permanently a year and a half from now.</p><p> Fri, 14 Oct 2011 17:08:14 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 2902 at http://www.kplu.org Get to know interim Seattle schools superintendent Susan Enfield http://www.kplu.org/post/get-know-interim-seattle-schools-superintendent-susan-enfield <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-956663.mp3</p><p>Most people know very little about the new head of Seattle Public Schools. After Superintendent Maria Goodloe-Johnson was <a href="http://kplu.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/goodloe-johnson-fired-enfield-lead-seattle-schools">fired over financial irregularities last week</a>, the school board named Susan Enfield interim superintendent. Enfield had only been with the district for a year and a half as Chief Academic Officer. KPLU education reporter Charla Bear sat down with her to find out what she brings to Seattle schools besides <a href="http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2014369217_susanenfieldsresume.html">an impressive </a><a href="http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2014369217_susanenfieldsresume.html">resume</a>...and dozens of rubber duckies.</p><p> Wed, 09 Mar 2011 16:43:00 +0000 Charla Bear 955 at http://www.kplu.org Get to know interim Seattle schools superintendent Susan Enfield