Petersburg City School Board names acting Superintendent

Dr. Julius Hamlin

Dr. Julius Hamlin

Petersburg Town Public Faculty Board satisfied, voted, and accredited the choosing of their new performing Superintendent, Dr. Julius Hamlin just after approving the resignation of Dr. Maria Pitre-Martin.

“We despise undertaking it [accepting resignations”, but we have to do it,” said Faculty Board Chairman Kenneth Pritchett.

Dr. Maria Pitre-Martin took the helm as Superintendent in 2019 and her past day will be May possibly 31 in advance of returning to North Carolina for an additional placement. Hamlin was earlier the Deputy Superintendent and was the Affiliate Director of University Excellent for the Virginia Office of Education. He was officially introduced on in drop of 2021. Hamlin operates intently with the faculty board on a wide variety of issues to support improve the students’ practical experience and the structures for PCPS, especially doing the job to switch the new football industry at the substantial college.

“The board customers are impressed with the leadership skills he presents every day in his recent function as Deputy Superintendent. His leadership abilities continue to be revealed though overseeing lots of departments to warrant alignment and achievement of strategic plan goals and goals,” the Faculty Board mentioned.

In accordance to a assertion from the Petersburg College Board, Hamlin’s activities in faculty divisions and in the Virginia Division of Schooling, authorized him to get the job done with colleges to strengthen their position and take away them from their Memorandum of Knowing or MOU. Due to the fact Petersburg is under a current MOU, there is hope that Hamlin can support get Petersburg taken out from it and enable colleges seek out accreditation.

Hamlin’s formal start off as performing Superintendent of PCPS will commence on June 1 and finish on Aug. 31.

Petersburg City Public School Superintendent Dr. Maria Pitre-Martin (right) and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Julius Hamlin (left)

Petersburg Metropolis General public Faculty Superintendent Dr. Maria Pitre-Martin (proper) and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Julius Hamlin (still left)

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