City schools to hire PR help
Superintendent Debra Livingston, who is beginning her first school year as head of the district, told the school board on Monday that she's quickly realized the schools need a public liaison.
The committee revised the job to be a full-time, benefited position with a salary range of $30,000 to $32,000. The job would entail communicating with the public and parents, coordinating special events and preparing news releases, among other responsibilities. The board also voted to have the coordinator oversee the district's recently established policy allowing limited advertising on school campuses. Several board members were enthusiastic about the idea.
Two members of the Coordination Committee opposed hiring the spokesman, arguing that the district had more pressing staffing priorities.
Mayor Ted Gatsas replied that the recent audit of the district concluded that it didn't have enough people working in the administration office.
Gatsas supported creating the position and proposed having it be full-time at the salary of $30,000-$32,000.
It's not clear at this point where the money for the new position will come from.
Livingston did not return a call for comment late Tuesday. email@example.com
READER COMMENTS: 1
- Turkey Bowl brawl: Central players suspended, no discipline for Trinity team - 5
- John Stark's 'We the People' gears up for civics competition - 0
- MCC students get hands-on experience building Manchester home - 0
- Manchester board holds off seeking $22m for building projects - 0
- Nashua survey reveals class sizes as major issue - 1
- Young teacher puts education in motion - 1
- New UNH logo draws mixed reactions - 12
- Nashua school board approves changes in design, hospitality, music programs - 0
- Claremont seeks alternatives to demolishing Stevens High School stage - 0
READER COMMENTS: 0
- Police say Keene robbery victim was targeted through online dating site - 0
- Keene police investigating attempted robbery at grocery store - 0
- Nashua teacher contract ratified - 0
- College roundup: Local men's teams go 3-0 for the night - 0
- Girls basketball: Derryfield, Bow girls' teams win - 0
- Hollis teen mourned after fatal crash on turnpike - 1
- LGC subsidiary accused of violating its own bylaws - 0
- PSNH on defense over scrubber cost 'escalation' - 2
- Feds and state probe suspended county attorney's handling of funds - 3
Exeter drug sweep nets four
Where is Benghazi? Kuster's refusal to stand
Shea-Porter: GOP ad about ACA in NH is false
Bird blenders: 'Green energy' sacrifice
- Do you like the new University of New Hampshire logo?
- Total Votes: 383