Elanco’s Deputy Superintendent to Hold Interim Leadership Position Until New Chief Takes Office | Community news
When: Elanco school council meeting, December 20.
What happened: The Board of Directors unanimously voted for Assistant Superintendent Nadine Larkin to serve as Acting Superintendent effective January 25, until Michael Snopkowski assumes his duties as new Superintendent on February 28.
Fund: Snopkowski, currently deputy superintendent of the Avon Grove School District in Chester County, becomes Elanco’s top official after being elected by the board of trustees on December 6. Snopkowski will replace Bob Hollister, Lancaster County’s longest-serving superintendent, who is retiring after 14 years of service.
Information resources policies: The board unanimously approved changes to a school board policy and six bylaws governing information resources. Key changes include a more stringent review process for documents on mature topics, as well as changes to the review process that would allow high school students and parents to sit on a review board for a resource making the review. subject of an appeal. The changes follow controversy over a graphic novel titled “Lighter Than My Shadow,” accessible through the school’s library, which contained images depicting sexual abuse, eating disorders and mental illnesses.
New teachers: The board approved the appointment of three teachers. Katie Waite will be a long-term supply teacher at New Holland Elementary School, on or around January 25th. Megan Heckman will be an elementary teacher at Blue Ball Elementary School, starting January 20. And Maria Buck is transitioning from Administrative Assistant at New Holland Elementary School to Health and Physical Education Teacher at New Holland Elementary School, starting on or around December 23.
And after: The next meeting will be on January 10 at 7 p.m. The meetings can be viewed online at elanco.org.