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ANNOUNCING JAMES TAGER AS SUPERINTENDENT OF FRANKLIN WEST SUPERVISORY UNION
Franklin West Supervisory Union (FWSU) is pleased to announce that James Tager has been selected as Superintendent of Schools effective July 1, 2020. Mr. Tager currently serves as Superintendent of Flagler Schools in Volusia County, FL. Prior to his current position he served many educational positions in Florida, they include Deputy Superintendent, Principal and Curriculum Director, Special Educator and many teaching positions.
The decision comes after the Franklin West Supervisory Union Board of Directors interviewed two finalists after day long interviews with students, faculty, staff, administrators and the board on February 11, 2020. The Board voted unanimously to offer James Tager a one-year contract from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.
Mr. Tager has an extensive background in education with accolades for his dedication to education such as Educator of the Year by the East Central Florida Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa, Secondary Visual Arts Principal of the Year, and Administrator of the Year by several Florida associations.He was also named Five-Star Coach for an International Special Olympic Gold Medal Team. Franklin West is confident that Mr. Tager administrative experience will continue to move FWSU with our vision in "A belief in what is possible". FWSU Board Chair, Tara Sweet said, “The FWSU Board is pleased to welcome Jim to our supervisory union. His vision and collaboration skills make him a great fit to help move FWSU forward with our belief in what is possible and in continuing to provide the best possible education for all students within FWSU.” Mr. Tager's family is excited for the move to Vermont and to be a part of our communities. Mr. Tager said, " You made my day. I am very excited for this opportunity."
CUSTODIAL SUBSTITUTES NEEDED
The Fletcher Elementary School seeks on-call custodial substitutes to fill in when staff custodians are away from the building. Classroom and school-wide cleaning duties include, but are not limited to, snow removal, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning restrooms, set-up and take-down of tables for breakfast and lunch, washing tables and removing trash and recycling. This is a great way to earn a little extra cash! Interested candidates should call (802-849-6251) or drop by Fletcher Elementary School to complete an application.