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Hickman County Schools News Article

Hiring new HCES principal

Hickman County School Superintendent, Casey Henderson, met with Hickman County Elementary School’s SBDM council on April 13, 2020 and began the process of hiring a new principal for the upcoming school year.

The council came up with a list of qualifications they would like to see the next principal meet.

Those criteria are:

=         Welcomes input and will be a model of good communication among all stakeholders of the school community: parents and families, students, teachers, staff, administrators, and the community at large.

=         Has had experience in the classroom and understands the demands placed on teachers in terms of expectations, testing, classroom management, etc.

=         Understands the connection of school culture to student achievement is built through positive relationships with all stakeholders.

=         Believes in and understands developmentally appropriate instruction and continuous progress for all students by having set expectations for high levels of learning.

=         Believes in and will carry out consistent discipline techniques based on school policies that provide a safe, positive learning environment and will also promote student empowerment, self-control, and self-discipline.

=         Is committed to closing achievement gaps and ensuring proficiency for all students.

=         Has an educational philosophy consistent with our school’s mission and Kentucky’s education system.

=         Understands school based decision making and will support SBDM process.

As we move forward with the hiring process, we welcome your input. Feel free to contact a member of the Site Based Decision Making Council to provide any feedback. The Site Based Decision Making members are Casey Henderson, chairman, casey.henderson@hickman.kyschools.us; Kristen Johnson, kristen.johnson@hickman.kyschools.us; Ashley Workman, a_n_j@hotmail.com; Jenah Blalock, jenah.blalock@hickman.kyschools.us; Emily Smith, emily.smith@hickman.kyschools.us

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