H-W Supt. Carver resigns


HOWARD COUNTY - Superintendent John Carver submitted his formal resignation to the Board of Education at Howard-Winneshiek Community School District for approval at the regular monthly meeting on Monday, Jan. 9. His resignation is effective June 30, 2017.
In an official letter to the Board, Carver writes: “The Howard-Winneshiek Community School District is globally positioned today. It has achieved a national reputation of being innovative, progressive and on the ‘edge of the cutting edge’ in empowering and preparing students to compete in the 21st century.
“I am so very humbled to have had the opportunity to serve as superintendent of schools tasked to make operational the District’s vision: ‘to discover, develop and expand passions, creativity and strengths’ and mission: ‘to prepare and empower our students to think creatively, serve, contribute and succeed locally and globally.
 “That being said, I am respectfully submitting my resignation effective June 30, 2017.
“On July 1, 2017 I will begin the next chapter of my professional life by assuming the roles and responsibilities of Chief Digital Learning and Innovation Officer (CDLIO) for the Maury County Public School, Maury County, Tennessee.
“I want to thank the Board of Education that in 2012 brought Pam and I to Howard-Winneshiek, and the current Board of Education for your support, wisdom and guidance. I would also like to thank the young people, teachers, support staff, and patrons. Together we have accomplished much.
“Please know I am blessed to be part of Cadet Nation, #2020HowardWinn.”
The Board approved Carver’s resignation, all ayes, at the Jan. 9 meeting. Carver moved to the area in 2012.
The Board is taking steps to hire a search firm that will assist them in finding the District’s next superintendent.

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