An hour before the Monday work session of the Spring-Ford Area Board of School Directors was scheduled to start, the district said its meeting would be canceled. The board failed to assemble a minimum quorum of five members.
Dr. Kelly Di Pietro-Edwards, a veteran teacher and administrator of the Twin Valley School District in Elverson, on Monday was named the new 9th Grade principal for the Spring-Ford Area School District.
Spring-Ford Area School District board members were surprised to learn, toward the end of their Monday meeting, that colleague Diane Sullivan had resigned. A process to choose a successor to fill her term has already begun.
Spring-Ford Area School District Superintendent Dr. David Goodin tendered his resignation after 10 years in the district's employ. He's been hired as a superintendent of schools in North Carolina.
Spring-Ford Area High School's new principal, Dr. Robert Colyer, formally started the job Monday, but he's been a fixture in the district and its educational community for 14 years.
The Spring-Ford Area school board gave final approval this week to its $172 million 2020-2021 academic year budget, and an accompanying real property tax increase of 2.58 percent.