PRINCIPAL CONTRACTS Rhonda G. Hoskins, assistant principal at Seward, has been named contract principal at Daley, succeeding Steven Hara, whose contract was not renewed. Hara was awarded a principal contract at Brenneman by the outgoing LSC last spring, replacing Marsha Davis, who retired. Brenneman’s incoming LSC challenged Hara’s contract and asked the board to investigate. The board found no discrepancies; Hara becomes principal this fall. … Principal Inez Walton, G. Morgan, died May 9 after 14 years leading the school. Assistant Principal Linda E. Ross Hutchinson succeeds her as contract principal
Christopher Brake, formerly assistant principal at Hoyne, is now contract principal at Bridge. … Ivry Hobbs, assistant principal at Carver, has been named contract principal at Hearst. He takes up from Acting Principal Jacqueline Buford-Gage, who has moved to central office. … Will Stigall, previously assistant principal at King High, is now contract principal at Truth.
The following acting principals were awarded contracts at their schools: Christine Arroyo, Sabin; Charles Davis, Lawrence; Saundra Gray, Edison; Algrid C. Pretkelis, Kelly H.S.; Harry Randell, Yates; Kathleen K. Singleton, Evers; Adrian Willis, Keller. … The following interim principals were awarded contracts at their schools: Roslyn Armour, Woods Academy; Loretta Brown-Lawrence, Leland; William Harris, Julian High; Earl Ware, Hughes.
PRINCIPAL RETIREMENTS At Dunbar Vocational, Principal Floyd M. Banks retired and was succeeded by Barbara Hall, Dunbar’s attendance coordinator while Assistant Principal Allen Smith moved into Parkside Academy as contract principal, taking up from Sharon Hayes, whose contract expired…. Darlene Bennett, formerly assistant principal at Rudolph, is contract principal of both Spalding elementary and high schools, succeeding Alice Collins, who retired. … Debra Crump, formerly assistant principal at Robeson High, is now contract principal at Douglass Junior High Academy, taking the place of Betty Smith, who retired.
Rae Smith, administrative director for the Chicago Reading Initiative, is now interim principal at Howland, replacing Harriet Y. Whitmore, who retired. . . Shirley Woodard, formerly at the Region 3 office, is now acting principal at King Elementary, taking the place of Rosie B. Ard, who retired. … At Earle, principal Queen E. Brown retired and assistant Barbara Nettles is acting. . . Lennie Jones, teacher at O’Keeffe for twelve years and a graduate of LAUNCH, a principal training program, will take up the reins at Alaine Locke Charter High School from principal Offie Hobbs, who retired.
The following principals retired, and the assistant principals at their schools were awarded contracts. Respectively, they are: Barbara Wade, Rosemary Childers, Brunson; Booker T. Thomason, Joy Pilcher, Colman; Laura F. Williams, Carl S. Woodruff, Harvard. Leona Paytes, Glossie M. Coleman, Higgins; Mary Jo Woolfolk, Gloria Fullilove, Ericson; James H. Norris, Amirita Rodgers, Park Manor; Olga I. Villalba, Myriam Romero, Rosario Castellanos; Beth Saggett, Susan Moy, Solomon.
CONTRACTS RENEWED The following principals had their contracts renewed: Edith Allen-Coleman, Webster/Hansberry; Charles L. Alexander, Morgan Park; Sandy Anast, Clark; Aaron Barnes, Tanner; Lenore Bedar, Shoesmith; Addie Belin-Williamson, Ward; Robert Blistein, Mayer; Mary Bloom, Ebinger; Loris Brown-Leonard, Howe; Frieda Brown, Beard; Valerie Brown, Hamline; Hiram Broyls, Burbank; Mary Cavey, Spry; Celia H. Coleman, Banneker; Patricia A. Costello, Morrill; Joan Crisler, Dixon; Sandra J. Crosby, Hay;
Emil DeJulio, Swift Specialty; Stephanie E. Dunn, Burke; Joseph W. Edmonds, Columbus; Herman Escobar, Nixon; Noemi Esquivel, Addams; Robert Esenberg, New Sullivan; David Espinoza, Munoz Marin; Scott Feaman, Lake View High.; Cydney Fields, Ray; Jeannie M. Gallo, Smyser; Denise Michelle Gamble, Herbert; Joseph F. Gartner, Byrd; James B. Gilliat, Pasteur; Salvador Gonzalez, Chopin; Betty Green, Herzl; Edward Guerra, Farragut Career Academy; Mary Lou Gutierrez, Everett;
Carol Habel, Belding; Deborah Hammond, Poe Classical; Carol Hardin, Abbott; Anita Harmon, Carter; Maurice Harvey, Jordan Community; Gandy Heaston, Haines; Eva Helwing, Inter-American Magnet; Alicia Hill, Evergreen; James R. Iles, Hancock; Deborah Jackson, Aldridge; Anthony L. Jelinek, Hibbard;
Audrey Marie Johnson, O’Toole; Betty Johnson-Rojas, Haugan; Geraldine F. Johnson, McClellan; Glenda Johnson, Brighton Park; Helen Johnson, Anderson; Patricia Ann Johnson, Kershaw; Frederick Jones, Grant; Marjorie Joy, Lee; Michael Keno, Harte; Arthur Kubic, Dore; Charles Kyle, Stowe; Mary Lee Lasher-Taylor, Albany Park; Robert E. Lewis, Bouchet; Thomas Little, Black; Louis Losurdo, Mozart; Nancy Mayer, Vaughn Occ. H.S.; Darlene McClendon, Northside Learning Center; Larence M. McDougald, DeDiego; Effie McHenry, Wentworth;
Avelino Martinez, Prescott; Carmen C. Martinez, Wells High; Sandra J. Mawrence, Hawthorne; Alan Molesky, Barnard; Leonard B. Moore, Dvorak; Teresa Moy, Clinton; Donald R. Morris, Burroughs; Amy Weiss Narea, LaSalle; Frances Oden, Beethoven; Efrain Orduz, Lafayette; Mirna Diaz Ortiz, Nobel; Sylvia Ortiz, Cardenas; Donald Pittman, Marshall; Mary Ann Pollett, Montefiore; Rosa H. Ramirez, Madero Middle; Rebeca de los Reyes, Orozco; Reynes Reyes, Brentano; Bettye Richardson, Dunne; Marcella F. Richman, Talcott; Rochelle Riddick, Davis Development; Julio A. Rivera, Hammond; W. Delores Robinson, Sumner; Gloria Roman, Roque de Duprey;
Janice M. Rosales, Peirce; Louise Rzechula, Pritzker; Carmen Sanchez, Irving Park; Sandra Satinover, Jenner; Elena Savoy, Wildwood; Judith Schroeder, Southside Academy; Cora L. Smith, Fermi; James E. Smith, Sherman; Pamela Strain, Ruggles; Mila Strasburg, Hamilton; Thelma Sylvester, Johns; Patricia Taylor, Garvey; Andrew J. Tinich, Lincoln; Maxine Toliver, Davis; Sandra D. Traback, Chavez; Patricia Turner, Stewart; Mary E. Usher, Blair; Gladys Vaccarezza, Blaine; Florecita Valignota, Cameron; Alice Vila, Barry; Mary Walsh, Rudolph; Corene Washington, Kipling; Catherine M. Wells, Farnsworth; Patricia Wells, Franklin; Robert J. Wilkin, Trumbull; Melovee Williamson, Hayt; Beverly Williamson-Ashford, Ruiz; Tamara Witzl, Telpochcalli; Patricia Zemba, Courtenay; Mary Zeronas, Cassell.