People Watch: New York district hires new superintendent

By: | April 16, 2019
Richard Calkins is replacing Carol Conklin-Spillane, who is retiring from the Pocantico Hills school district.Richard Calkins is replacing Carol Conklin-Spillane, who is retiring from the Pocantico Hills school district.

 

Richard Calkins will lead Pocantico Hills, a small New York K-8 district, as of July 1. He has been the superintendent of the state’s Alfred-Almond Central School District in Allegany County for about 10 years. Calkins replaces Carol Conklin-Spillane, who is retiring as superintendent of the Pocantico Hills school district. Read more.

In other people news:

The school board for Pennsylvania’s Upper Perkiomen School District has hired the assistant superintendent at Spring-Ford Area School District, also in the state, as its next superintendent. Allyn Roche will take over for Alexis McGloin. Read more.