Thursday, July 24 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:18:02 GMT
Israeli tanks and warplanes are pummeling the Gaza Strip as U.S. and other diplomats push for a cease-fire with Hamas militants.More >>
A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and...More >>
Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday after determining he ignored a "sexualized" culture of rituals including students being pressured to march in their underwear and...More >>
Thursday, July 24 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:03:53 GMT
With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee's chairman is offering to scale back a Senate-passed bill to improve health care services for veterans.More >>
With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees offered competing proposals Thursday to fix a veterans' health care program scandalized by long patient wait...More >>
Thursday, July 24 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:01:32 GMT
The official Algerian news agency says an Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from the radar.More >>
An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, and its wreckage was found near the border of neighboring Burkina Faso - the third major international aviation disaster in a...More >>
Thursday, July 24 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:48:15 GMT
Prominent HIV/AIDS researchers were among the 298 victims identified aboard flight MH17. To honor their legacy, the Chattahoochee Valley Better Way Foundation is hosting a candlelight vigil. We spokeMore >>
The Chattahoochee Valley Better Way Foundation to host candlelight vigil to honor top HIV/AIDS researchers killed in Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on July 18th, 2014. More >>
PIKE ROAD, AL (WSFA) -
The Pike Road School Board interviewed its third and final candidate for superintendent Friday.
Dr. Suzanne Freeman is a two-time graduate of Auburn University's College of Education. She was one of four finalists for National School Superintendent of the Year in 2009. She has earned a doctorate in early childhood education from Auburn University and was named the state superintendent of the year by the School Superintendents of Alabama.
While serving as superintendent of schools in Trussville, she led the system through the construction of a state-of-the-art high school and successfully launched unique high school curriculum additions, including the first biomedical academy.
Before becoming Trussville's superintendent, she worked for Cullman City Schools for four years. She had previously worked as the assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction for Auburn City Schools and as a principal in that system.
Freeman stated in her application that her belief in gaining input from parents and community stakeholders so that everyone feels ownership of their school. Currently retired from public education, she works as an education consultant.