Bellwood D88 Hires New Superintendent

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 9:07 p.m.

Featured image: Mark Holder, who was recently appointed as the permanent superintendent at Bellwood District 88. | sd88.org 

During a regular meeting on Nov. 6, the Bellwood School District 88 Board of Education voted unanimously to appoint Mark Holder as permanent superintendent.

Holder, 61, had been serving as interim superintendent since May, when he replaced former superintendent Rosemary Hendricks. The board approved a 4-year, $182,000 contract for Holder, according to district officials.

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D88 Board Fires HR Director Who Worked Two Jobs, Approves Contract for Interim Supt.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Last month, the newly configured Bellwood District 88 school board voted 6 to 1 to place Supt. Rosemary Hendricks on paid administrative leave “pending investigation.” Former board president Marilyn Thurmond was the only dissenting vote. This month, the district’s human resources director, Dr. Kisha McCaskill, got the axe. In addition to her HR job McCaskill … Continue reading D88 Board Fires HR Director Who Worked Two Jobs, Approves Contract for Interim Supt.