Pauls leaving QA’s schools
CENTREVILLE — Janet Pauls, assistant superintendent for instructional services and school improvement for Queen Anne’s County Public Schools, announced at the June 7 Board of Education meeting that she will not be returning for the 2017-18 school year.
Pauls served as assistant superintendent for instructional services and school improvement while Greg Pilewski served as interim superintendent in 2016-17.
Before that, she had been the Title I and 21st Century Grants coordinator for Kent County schools.
Pauls is a native of Queen Anne’s County and began her teaching career at Stevensville Middle School in 1977. She was the county’s Teacher of the Year while at Church Hill Elementary School. Pauls also served as supervisor of instruction in 2000 and as principal at Church Hill Elementary.
She also had served as an adjunct professor at Washington College and was a facilitator for Maryland Principal’s Academy at the Maryland State Department of Education.
The morning following the June 7 meeting, QACPS released staff changes for the 2017-18 school year. All changes are effective July 1.
Louisa Welch, academic dean Queen Anne’s County High School, moves to principal at Bayside Elementary School.
Tom Walls, assistant principal Sudlersville Middle School, moves to principal at Sudlersville Elementary School.
New hire Tara Downes, assistant principal Snow Hill High School, Worcester County Public Schools, will be the new principal at Ste- vensville Middle School.
Lawrence Dunn, principal at Bayside Elementary, moves to principal at Centreville Middle School.
Kevin Kintop, principal at Stevensville Middle School, will lead as program director at Anchor Points Academy.
Carrie Mitten, current program director at Anchor Points Academy, moves to assistant principal at Sudlersville Middle School.
Kim Siedel, principal at Sudlersville Elementary, moves to academic dean at Queen Anne’s County High School.
Brian Kelly, assistant principal at Queen Anne’s County High School, moves to assistant principal at Stevensville Middle School.
Last August more than half of the top school administrators were shifted into new positions for 2016-17 in a move officials said would “save the school system nearly $100,000 and allocate more resources back to the classroom.”
Queen Anne’s County Public Schools Assistant Superintendent Janet Pauls announced June 7 that she will be leaving QACPS in advance of the 2017-18 school year.