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What's Next for the Greenfield School District?

Last week was an eventful one for the district.

On Monday, the Greenfield School Board will discuss promoting assistant superintendent Todd Bugnacki to interim superintendent one week before it comes up with a plan to permanently fill the hole created by Conrad Farner's departure.

But before looking ahead, here's a look back:

  • Conrad Farner resigns as Greenfield's superintendent.
  • Farner's statement regarding his resignation.
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  • Greenfield teachers file a lawsuit against the district.
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John Seymour January 15, 2013 at 01:31 AM
Obviously you've never had him lose things, cancel meetings, not show up etc. on you. There are other skeletons that I won't bring up...but everyone who has been in GSD for a while knows them.
KHD January 15, 2013 at 03:29 AM
MJS, Well don't bother to post if you think it is a waste of time. Go teach somewhere else then too. Bugnacki isn't even qualified. He was a Conrad backer and should go too.
mjs January 15, 2013 at 12:43 PM
There is no need for unprofessionalism on this post; I was merely stating that I have had only positive/productive interactions when Mr. Bugnacki has met with our team. The theme has always focused on what is best for our students. There are other colleagues who feel the same. Mr. Heule, please don't stray from the topic: I did not vote for Walker, and I did not vote to decertify GEA. I will say that I strongly believe in WEAC. (I would add that GEA has some toxicity to it that will be better off in a few years when some of the old-school mentality shifts to a more kid-oriented focus. Some teachers were afraid to vote against it for fear of retribution from the union.) Again, only one small opinion - which I'm entitled to and would never force onto anyone else - so please...no need to bash me. KHD, don't be mean - I don't know if Bugnacki was a "Conrad - backer". It seems to me like a second-in-charge wouldn't have much choice? I would never dream of teaching anywhere else if I could help it...I love my colleagues, our focus on improvements, and my students & their families in GSD. I'm sorry you took offense to my posting my opinions. :(
KHD January 15, 2013 at 01:13 PM
MJS - Most of my (close) colleagues don't waste their time on these blogs. You are saying we are wasting our time? I take offense to that statement. It really is a good place to hear Ideas and also criticisms that people have. Who said they are speaking for all of Greenfield? It is you that is insinuating.
robert heule January 15, 2013 at 09:05 PM
MJS, Its time to get a complete new start. If Bugnacki wants to stay, I'm sure the Board can find another job for him in the district. The top of the administration needs a "new day" Let's go on a statewide or even a mid west search.

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