Board selects new Coupeville schools superintendent

Coupeville School District Board of Directors voted Thursday night to hire Jim Shank as the next superintendent. Shank is currently superintendent of the Juab School District in Utah. The board approved a three-year contract with Shank, which includes a $120,000 annual salary. His contract begins July 1, 2013 and ends June 30, 2016.Prior to selecting the new schools chief, the board held a series of community meetings with the top three candidates. Board members then reviewed feedback from the community as well as their own response to interviews.

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