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Gorman Will Return To Cooperstown As Interim Principal

Gorman Will Return To Cooperstown As Interim Principal By GREG KLEIN • Special to Cooperstown Central School will have a familiar face take over as interim principal for the middle/high school as former elementary school Principal Teresa Gorman will return for two months at the end of the school year. Gorman, who retired from CCS in 2015, following 15 years as the elementary principal, will take over May 1. Her return was approved by the school’s Board of Education…


New CCS Superintendent Arrives

New CCS Superintendent Arrives TV Spot Piqued Educator’s Interest By JIM KEVLIN • Special to Kismet? Focused on finishing her doctorate, Sarah Spross, an assistant commissioner in Maryland’s Department of Education, drove up last summer and closeted herself at Cooperstown’s Landmark Inn. On Aug. 28, she turned on the TV and saw the news: Bill Crankshaw, Cooperstown Central School superintendent since 2016, had resigned to return to his hometown and the Greater Johnstown School District. It clicked, and Monday,…


Maryland Educator CCS Superintendent

Maryland Educator CCS Superintendent Millbrook Native Sarah Spross Due March 1 By JIM KEVLIN • Special to COOPERSTOWN –  Sarah Spross, an assistant superintendent in the State of Maryland Department of Education, will become the Cooperstown Central School District’s new superintendent March 1 – or sooner. “We hope sooner,” said school board President Tim Hayes this morning.  He said it would give her more time to be introduced to her new responsibilities by the interim superintendent, Romona Wenck. Spross,…



HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, MAR. 18 CCS Superintendent On The Importance Of Rigor SUNDAY PROGRAM – 3 – 4 p.m. CCS Superintendent presents on “The Importance of Rigor, Relevance, and Relationships in Our Public Schools.” Cooperstown Village Library. Call 607-547-8344 or visit SUGARING SUNDAY – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Features contemporary and historic maple sugaring demonstrations, activities for the kids, more. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit…


Remsen Superintendent Accepts Top Job At CCS

Remsen Superintendent Accepts Top Job At CCS Crankshaw To Succeed C.J. Hebert At Helm COOPERSTOWN – William Crankshaw, superintendent of Remsen Central schools in the Adirondacks since 2013, was appointed Cooperstown Central superintendent, effective Jan. 1, when the school board met this evening. “I feel this is a district I can fit with,” said Crankshaw, adding his only disappointment is “I can’t start right away.”…