The Wrangell Public School Board voted Monday to offer a contract to a new secondary school principal.
The University of Alaska Southeast established a physical presence in Wrangell last year when its regional Tech Prep coordinator moved into an office in the local high school. The school district and the university are working to help students and adults continue their education after high school, while trying to fill the needs of local businesses.
The Wrangell Public School Board announced Monday it is taking steps to respond to the concerns of teachers and parents regarding communication issues. The school board is starting a monthly “coffee with the school board” event.
The Wrangell Public School Board held a work session on communication issues Monday night in response to the concerns of some teachers and parents.
The Wrangell Public School Board Tuesday voted to offer Kendall Benson of Utah the job of secondary school principal. The board also offered contracts to all of the district’s non-tenured teachers.