The Observer

MCPS searches for new superintendent after Weast’s departure

By By Allison Srour, Contest Manager

March 1, 2011

In August, MCPS Superintendent  Jerry Weast announced his plans to retire when his contract ends June 30.   Weast has served as MCPS Superintendent for almost 12 years.  The Montgomery County Board of Education (BOE) is conducting a national search in order to find a suitable replacement.   “He...

Weast plans to retire

By By Joseph Kim, Production Editor

September 30, 2010

After an 11-year career in MCPS, Superintendent Jerry Weast will retire at the end of the school year, leaving a long legacy of reform during his time as superintendent including one of his primary goals, decreasing the inequality gap among students. "Equity among diverse groups of students progre...

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