Friday, March 22, 2013
Here's what happened when the superintendent visited students this week.
Rochester Community Schools Superintendent Robert Shaner visited Hamlin Elementary School on Thursday to read to third-graders in Tiffany Goliday's classroom. March is "Reading Month" in Rochester schools and nationwide. "The children loved listening to him and were very engaged in his interpretation of the book," said Jennifer Glaspie, who shared this photo with Rochester Patch.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The Board of Education approved his salary and contract Monday night.
Robert Shaner, a former teacher, principal and police detective who is in charge of instruction and technology for Warren Consolidated Schools, will take over as leader of Rochester Community Schools on March 1. Shaner was selected as the district's next superintendent two weeks ago; his employment contract was approved by Board of Education members Monday night, making his hiring official. Shaner will be paid $182,800 annually. His contract covers March 1, 2013 to June 30, 2016; he will be evaluated in June of 2014 and board members will then determine whether to increase his salary or keep it the same. Shaner will also receive a $6,200 tax-sheltered annuity, insurance benefits, 25 vacation days, 12 sick or personal days and millage …
Friday, January 25, 2013
In a unanimous decision Thursday evening, the board chose Dr. Robert Shaner to fill the district's top position.
A decision was finally reached Thursday evening in selecting a new superintendent for Rochester Community Schools. During a special meeting held by the Rochester Board of Education, Dr. Robert Shaner was chosen to fill the role. Shaner, current director of instruction and technology for Warren Consolidated Schools, was the only candidate up for the position after David Richards, superintendent of Fraser Public Schools, withdrew his name from consideration on Wednesday. The search has been underway to find a replacement for former Superintendent Fred Clarke, who resigned in September. According to school board President Beth Talbert, 26 individuals applied for the superintendent job posting last fall. The competition was narrowed down to …