Three state Board of Education members appointed

first_imgThe Vermont State Board of Education welcomed three new members to the Board at its March 17, 2009 meeting. State Board members are appointed by Governor Jim Douglas.Don Collins, a resident of Swanton, most recently served six years on the Senate Education Committee in the Vermont Legislature, four years as chairman. He has taught mathematics and social studies the middle and high school level, and served as the director of guidance and curriculum at Lamoille Union High School. He served 28 years in administrative positions, including four years as the principal of Ferrisburgh Central School and 14 years as superintendent of the Franklin West Supervisory Union. He also served as director of Project Head Start in Northeastern Vermont and adjunct instructor at four Vermont colleges. He also served as a trustee of the Vermont State Colleges. He is currently chairman of the Swanton School Board. His term expires in 2015.John Hall, currently of West Danville, most recently served five years as the Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Housing and Community Affairs. He served on the St. Johnsbury School Board, including stints as chairman, and was a St. Johnsbury Academy trustee from 1977 until his recent appointment to the State Board. He served in the Vermont Legislature from 1993 to 1996, as a member of the House Education Committee and chairman for two years. He then served as the Town Manager of St. Johnsbury until 2000, and was the executive director of the Northeastern Vermont Development Association. He also served as Director of the Lyndonville Savings Bank from 1996-2003. He has owned Caledonia Supply Company/NAPA Auto Parts since 1987. He previously served on the State Board of Education from 1987 to 1990. His term expires in 2015.Judith M. Livingston of Manchester currently serves on the following community boards: Bank of Bennington; Northshire Civic Center/Riley Rink; Burr and Burton Academy; Dorset Theatre Festival; Northshire Performing Arts Association; and is Trustee Emerita and former Chairman of Hildene. As a 15-year veteran of the Vermont Legislature representing Manchester, she served for six years on the House Judiciary Committee, two years as vice chair of House Ways and Means, two years each on the Appropriations Committee and the Education Committee and two years as vice-chair of the Commerce Committee. She is the legislative member of the Statehouse Expansion Committee and is currently engaged in forming a private-sector advisory council on Nanotechnology collaborative with the Vermont Department of Economic Development. Her term expires in 2015.last_img read more

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Mikel Arteta confirms Arsenal working on a ‘few’ transfer deals this month

first_img Coral BarryTuesday 7 Jan 2020 7:51 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.2kShares Mikel Arteta confirms Arsenal working on a ‘few’ transfer deals this month Advertisement Comment Arteta is keen on making signings this month (Picture: Reuters)Mikel Arteta has hinted Arsenal could make more than one signing in the January transfer following their FA Cup win over Leeds United on Monday night.Arsenal have been linked with a host of names, including Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng, Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot and Atletico Madrid forward Thomas Lemar.Arteta reportedly has limited funds available this month, but the Arsenal boss did nothing to dampen expectations there could be a ‘few’ arrivals before the window shuts.Asked about Arsenal’s interest in Boateng, Arteta replied: ‘We don’t talk about any transfers and we are working on a few things.ADVERTISEMENT Arteta post-Leeds win: We are not good enough to relaxTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 7:08FullscreenArteta post-Leeds win: We are not good enough to relax is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘When the club has something to say, I will let you know.’AdvertisementAdvertisementArteta has reportedly asked for two new centre-backs and a midfielder in January, with defending a key concern at the Emirates.Arsenal’s need for reinforcements was laid bare in the first-half performance against Championship side Leeds.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityArteta managed to inspire a much-improved second-half display, but it was 20-year-old Reiss Nelson who stepped up to score the winner.Leeds dominated a near full-strength Arsenal side for the first 45 minutes and Arteta delivered a rousing half-time team talk to his players.‘Now I’m really pleased, but I think we have seen two different teams, one in the first 30 minutes and another one after the first 30 minutes of the first half,’ Arteta told the BBC. Advertisement Boateng is a target for Arsenal (Picture: Getty)‘I tried to give them advice, to tell them exactly what they were going to face. After 32 minutes we started to do it, against this team it is impossible, they make you look like a small team.‘We changed our attitude and our desire, and we changed a few things at half time in our organisation, we were completely different.‘I think sometimes they have to experience themselves on the pitch how tough, how hard it is going to be.‘I watch a lot of games of Leeds and they battle every team every three days, and that’s the expectation.’MORE: Mikel Arteta told Arsenal players to ‘run like a wolf’ in half-time team talk against LeedsMORE: Mikel Arteta says Arsenal players ignored his advice in poor first-half showing against Leedslast_img read more

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Jurgen Klopp: Festive programme is harming England

first_imgLiverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes the lack of winter break in the Barclays Premier League is harming England’s national team. “You have no break, too many tournaments. “I think everybody knows that’s not the way (to be successful). “Everybody thinks Roy (Hodgson) should lead these boys to the title, they have really good players. “But they’ve had no break for one year. All the other teams have. You can be (successful) but it’s much harder.” Press Associationcenter_img The German, who is enjoying his first taste of festive football with the Reds, believes the failure to take a hiatus like the other major European leagues could restrict the Three Lions’ chances of doing well at Euro 2016 and other major tournaments. “You have too many games, that’s for sure,” Klopp told the BBC’s Football Focus. last_img read more

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