Dr. Robert Shaner will host informal meeting from 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday and again from 7-8:30 p.m. May 8.
Dr. Robert Shaner, Rochester Community Schools Superintendent, will host an informal Community Coffee from 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 10 at the Administration Center, according to the district's web site. The community is invited to stop by for light refreshments and conversation. The community coffees are sponsored by Dr. Mark J. Roy of Oakland Optometry. The next coffee meeting will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8. Robert Shaner, a former teacher, principal and police detective, took over as leader of Rochester Community Schools on March 1.
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 …