CASD's Padasak a finalist for differe...

CASD's Padasak a finalist for different district's top job

There are 168 comments on the Public Opinion story from Apr 1, 2011, titled CASD's Padasak a finalist for different district's top job. In it, Public Opinion reports that:

Friday, April 1, 2011 -- Chambersburg Area School District superintendet Joe Padasak will be named a finalist for the same position at Spring-Ford School District, Padasak said on Friday.

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Lucy

Greencastle, PA

#182 Apr 21, 2011
Boro Resident wrote:
2 perfect candiates for the Chambersburg position, if Joe would leave would be Roberta Johnson who basically runs the Career Center or their old Director Jim Duffey who's the Superintendent at Fannett-Metal. Roberta's due to retire soon, so not sure if she'd want it, but those are two good people that would do a great job as the next Superintendent.
How about Barry Purvis?

He has many years experience in the classroom and at the administrative level. In addition, he has a doctorate and
long-standing ties to the district and to the Chambersburg community.
Ol Barney

Harrisburg, PA

#183 Apr 21, 2011
Lucy wrote:
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How about Barry Purvis?
He has many years experience in the classroom and at the administrative level. In addition, he has a doctorate and
long-standing ties to the district and to the Chambersburg community.
... and which Purvis family member are you?

Barry Purvis, and Billy Hodge, and on and on. Nepotism at it's worst. Let's hire someone based on their qualifications and forget who they are related to and whether they are a minority.

This position is not an upward mobility position, and should be filled by someone who fully meets all the qualifications and has demonstrated excellence in the past.
traci

United States

#184 Apr 26, 2011
Did Springford hire the Chambersburg superintendent yet or did they decide to keep looking for another choice?
I watched the meeting on the district website when he was introduced to sf residents. I have to believe there must be someone else to better match the sf goals of our community.
rofo for life

Greenwich, NJ

#185 Apr 26, 2011
They decided not to hire him. The Limerick Patch.com has the brief story. They couldn't come to terms. A lot of money wasted if you ask me
jebfy56

Fogelsville, PA

#186 Apr 26, 2011
http://limerick.patch.com/articles/spring-for...

must be a smarter group than ours.....
rofo for life

Greenwich, NJ

#187 Apr 26, 2011
I wouldn't go that far. They hired an outside firm and that was the best they came up doesn't say much for that head hunter
Frank Reynolds

Chambersburg, PA

#188 Apr 26, 2011
rofo for life wrote:
I wouldn't go that far. They hired an outside firm and that was the best they came up doesn't say much for that head hunter
The way things go in education, the head hunter may have been friends with Joe.
my thoughts

Greencastle, PA

#189 Apr 27, 2011
jebfy56 wrote:
http://limerick.patch.com/arti cles/spring-ford-relaunching-s uperintendent-search
must be a smarter group than ours.....
This speaks volumes about what most of us have believed for so long. Joe P certainly is not an asset to our district, or our community.

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