People Watch: New superintendent of Louisiana Special School District announced
Ernest E. Garrett III will serve as superintendent of the Louisiana Special School District, which was established by the Louisiana State Legislature to provide education to students housed in state or privatized facilities and hospitals. Garrett, the former executive director and CEO of Deaf Empowerment Awareness Foundation Inc., will start his new leadership post September 3. Read more.
In other people news:
In Rhode Island, Linda Savastano has become South Kingstown’s new superintendent of schools—less than a month after the school committee hired her as assistant superintendent. Savastano has 30 years of experience in the Middletown public schools, also in the state. Read more.