Birmingham City Schools Superintendent Dr. Craig Witherspoon announces resignation–Alabama 13 WVTM

The Political Agitator response: It appears that Dr. Witherspoon made some major accomplishments inspite of. BIRMINGHAM, AL – Birmingham City Schools Superintendent Dr. Craig Witherspoon announced his resignation at a board meeting, Tuesday night. Witherspoon has been Superintendent of the school system since spring of 2010. He came to Birmingham from the Edgecombe Public Schools system…Read more Birmingham City Schools Superintendent Dr. Craig Witherspoon announces resignation–Alabama 13 WVTM

JOEY KENNEDY: Birmingham City Schools moving forward despite a lousy school board (Dr. Craig Witherspoon)

There are members of the Birmingham Board of Education who never miss an opportunity to take shots at Superintendent Craig Witherspoon. Shame on them. They nitpick, strain at gnats and do what they can to drag the superintendent down and, with it, the city school system. (Read more) See related: Dr. Craig Witherspoon

It Appears Dr. Craig Witherspoon Former Superintendent Fired A Popular Principal – Source: The Birmingham News

I’ve heard from a lot of people, both from within Birmingham City Schools and from outside, who can’t figure out why Superintendent Craig Witherspoon was so clumsy in firing popular Parker High School Principal Spurgeon Banyard. (Read more @ The Birmingham News) See related: Dr. Craig Witherspoon

Dr. Craig Witherspoon Superintendent Edgecombe County Public Schools Leaving Moving On To Birmingham Alabama Public Schools

Dr. Craig Witherspoon’s letter of resignation was read at the February 8 Edgecombe County Public Schools regular monthly meeting. See what the school’s financial auditor had to say about Dr. W. Also see what Ann Kent board member had to say. Kent was the only board member who did not vote for Dr. W. when…Read more Dr. Craig Witherspoon Superintendent Edgecombe County Public Schools Leaving Moving On To Birmingham Alabama Public Schools

Birmingham School Board Voted 7-2 To Hire Dr. Craig Witherspoon Superintendent Edgecombe County Public Schools

A Birmingham Board of Education attorney says the board was within its legal right to hire a new school superintendent after a temporary restraining order blocking the vote was granted in a Bessemer court this afternoon. Board attorney Tom Stewart said he received a phone call at 4:20 p.m. from Jefferson County Circuit Judge Dan…Read more Birmingham School Board Voted 7-2 To Hire Dr. Craig Witherspoon Superintendent Edgecombe County Public Schools

Response to Birmingham Group Concerning the Hiring of Dr. Craig Witherspoon Superintendent Edgecombe County Public Schools

—– Original Message —– From: Curmilus Dancy II (Butch) Grassroots Effective Community Activist @ http://www.thepoliticalagitator.com To: Ronald E. Jackson Citizens for Better Schools Birmingham Alabama Executive Director Cc: The DCN Blog/Online TV Curmilus Dancy II (Butch) Publisher Videographer @ http://www.thepoliticalagitator.com Sent: Tuesday, January 05, 2010 1:00 PM Subject: Response: Citizens for Better Schools Investtigatoin: Condition…Read more Response to Birmingham Group Concerning the Hiring of Dr. Craig Witherspoon Superintendent Edgecombe County Public Schools

Read the Birmingham school board’s full evaluation of Superintendent Craig Witherspoon – Source: The Birmingham News

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — The Birmingham Board of Education this afternoon certified its evaluation of Superintendent Craig Witherspoon, giving him an overall rating of 3.24 out of a possible 5 and noting he met expectations in 89 percent of the evaluation’s performance standards. (Read more) See related: Dr. Craig Witherspoon

Have You Heard? – Open Letter to Dr. Wayne Talley Superintendent Edgecombe County Public Schools

Note: I have received several request from folks who were not on my mailing list whom wanted to read this letter. I am going to share it on my blog. Have not received a response however didn’t ask for one because I recognize and understand this is a personnel issue. Curmilus Dancy II – The…Read more Have You Heard? – Open Letter to Dr. Wayne Talley Superintendent Edgecombe County Public Schools

Hell Yeah I Said It, Now What? I Am Totally Embarrassed They Are Trying To Discredit Dr. Wayne Talley Superintendent Edgecombe County Public Schools

It is a damn shame a dozen or so of professional, business and church folks are trying to discredit our new Edgecombe County Public Schools Superintendent who has been on the job nearly one year. I get so sick and tired of folk misleading folks with lies. Dr. Wayne Talley was hired to do a…Read more Hell Yeah I Said It, Now What? I Am Totally Embarrassed They Are Trying To Discredit Dr. Wayne Talley Superintendent Edgecombe County Public Schools

Edgecombe County Public Schools: Diane LeFiles And Dr. Lana VanderLinden Jobs To Be Eliminated. Show Time Tonight Be There. Let Your Voice Be Heard!!

Edgecombe County Public Schools Board Meeting Monday March 14, 2011 6:30 PM *If you want to get in the small room and/or to speak must sign in before 6:30 The following letter was forwarded to me and this is my response. I was born and raised in Edgecombe County and I attended G. W. Carver…Read more Edgecombe County Public Schools: Diane LeFiles And Dr. Lana VanderLinden Jobs To Be Eliminated. Show Time Tonight Be There. Let Your Voice Be Heard!!

300 attend Birmingham Superintendent Craig Witherspoon’s welcome reception

Parents, business leaders and community members showed up in full force tonight to welcome Superintendent Craig Witherspoon to Birmingham City Schools. At least 300 people turned out for Witherspoon’s reception at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and listened to a multitude of speakers, including Mayor William Bell, board members and even a student. They each…Read more 300 attend Birmingham Superintendent Craig Witherspoon’s welcome reception

Challenges not novel for Craig Witherspoon, who is in line to be Birmingham schools superintendent – Source: The Birmingham News

TARBORO, N.C. — Edgecombe County has three hotels. Pick from the Budget Inn, the Comfort Inn and the Best Western. A Mayberry-style main street runs through Tarboro, the county seat. It’s rural, it’s small and its unemployment rate is among the highest in North Carolina. And when they talk economic development in Tarboro, it’s pretty…Read more Challenges not novel for Craig Witherspoon, who is in line to be Birmingham schools superintendent – Source: The Birmingham News

Depending how well the visit goes, Witherspoon could pack his bags or remain in Tarboro – Source Rocky Mount Telegram

School board prepares for Witherspoon’s departure. Birmingham City Board of Education plans to visit Edgecombe County in mid-January to conduct a detailed background check on Witherspoon and discuss his contract negotiations. (Read more @ The Rocky Mount Telegram) See related: Birmingham group says Witherspoon not fit for job Witherspoon sets agenda for Alabama school district…Read more Depending how well the visit goes, Witherspoon could pack his bags or remain in Tarboro – Source Rocky Mount Telegram

Craig Witherspoon promises to restore Birmingham school system’s trust by Marie Leech Reporter The Birmingham News

Craig Witherspoon, chosen as Birmingham’s next school superintendent, said Friday he is up for the challenge and his No. 1 priority will be restoring the public’s trust in the broken school system. He said the way to do that is to fix the district’s finances, work on superintendent and board relations to make it a…Read more Craig Witherspoon promises to restore Birmingham school system’s trust by Marie Leech Reporter The Birmingham News

Present Dr. Witherspoon With A Counter-Offer

19 December 2009 Dr. Craig Witherspoon has actually done his best work between job searches. My fear is some Hot-Shot coming in after him and dismantling and destroying all the good work he has done. Our group has been working closely with Dr. Witherspoon and we see vast improvement in our school system. This young…Read more Present Dr. Witherspoon With A Counter-Offer