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Duneland School board to discuss search for new superintendent

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The Duneland School Board will meet Thursday evening at 6 p.m. at the Administration Center located at 601 West Morgan Avenue in Chesterton.

During the meeting, an update will be given on the boardís search for a candidate to succeed retiring Duneland Superintendent Dirk Baer.

Baer announced his retirement at the start of this year after 26-year career in Duneland, eleven of those as superintendent. His last day will be June 30.

Board President Mike Trout said they have met with the director of board services from the Indiana School Boards Association to begin the search. He said the board will look for a successor with similar background in finance as Baerís.

Also on the agenda, the board will approve summer school dates and fees at the Duneland schools.

Liberty Intermediate Schools will give a presentation to the board. The board will also give student recognitions.

There will also be updates on district projects and discussion of the high school drug testing policy.

Baer will give his superintendentís report. Assistant Superintendent Monte Moffett will provide reports on personnel hires and resignations.

The board will meet in closed-door executive sessions before and after the meeting to discuss personnel matters.



Posted 3/13/2013