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FAYETTEVILLE -- Superintendent Matthew Wendt is recommending three leadership promotions in the School District of more than 9,800 students, according to a news release.

Michelle Hayward
Mark Oesterle
Kristen Scott

The recommendations will be presented to the School Board on April 27, with the administrators taking on their new roles July 1.

Wendt selected McNair Middle School Principal Michelle Hayward as director of elementary and middle education. Elementary and middle education encompasses the district's prekindergarten program, elementary schools and middle schools, according to the release

Mark Oesterle, a district director, was chosen for executive director of secondary education. Secondary education consists of the junior high schools, Fayetteville High School, Fayetteville Virtual Academy, the Agee Lierly Life Preparation Services Campus, adult education and programs that link high school students to college and technical training.

The executive directors will report to Steven Weber, associate superintendent for teaching and learning, according to the release. Their duties include principal evaluations, providing leadership for district program directors and curriculum design, review and implementation.

Wendt picked Root Elementary Principal Kristen Scott as director of federal programs, a role she held from 2003 to 2009. She has been at Root for two years and prior to that was the Owl Creek School principal.

Hayward became the McNair principal in 2005.

Oesterle joined the district this school year as director of professional development and federal and English-as-a-second-language programs. Oesterle was as an administrator for the Don Tyson School of Innovation in Springdale.

NW News on 04/14/2017

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