Springfield Welcomes New Superintendent

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — There was a buzz in the air Tuesday morning as Springfield teachers met to hear their new leader share her vision for the district’s future. In a packed gymnasium at Thurston High School, Dr. Hertica Martin went face to face with more than 1,200 teachers from across the district. She highlighted the … Continue reading »

Golden Recommended for State Job

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Former Springfield Superintendent Nancy Golden is up for a new job, to become the interim chief education officer for the state of Oregon. Golden retired from her position as the superintendent back in June in order to spend more time with her family, but when she got nominated for this state position … Continue reading »

Springfield Picks New Superintendent

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield School District named its new superintendent at a special meeting Monday morning. Dr. Hertica Martin will take over for the retiring Dr. Nancy Golden. Dr. Martin has worked in almost every facet of education from being a classroom teacher, working her way through the ranks to administration. She comes to … Continue reading »

Superintendent Golden’s Send-off Party

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield community had its chance to say farewell to its beloved school superintendent Friday afternoon. Students, teachers, former colleagues and community leaders–showed up at Agnes Stewart Middle School to send off Dr. Nancy Golden in a big way. There were several performances, food, and special projects made out to Golden by … Continue reading »

Interview: Superintendent Nancy Golden

EUGENE, Ore. — She’s headed Springfield Public Schools since 2003. And during that time, Dr. Nancy Golden has made tremendous strides for education. This year she’s stepping down. Friday, the district is throwing a party to give the community a chance to say goodbye. Dr. Golden will be at the party, but first, she joined … Continue reading »

School District Makes Supt. Offer

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Public Schools is closer to filling the shoes of retiring Superintendent Nancy Golden. Board members made an official offer to Dr. Hertica Martin, which they’re about to formally announce at a special meeting Monday night. It was called specifically to announce the offer to Dr. Martin a candidate board members feel … Continue reading »

Possible New Springfield Superintendent

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Public Schools Board of Education will announce its offer to fill the vacant superintendent seat at Monday’s meeting. The school board will announce its offer to Dr. Hertica Y. Martin, to fill the position of superintendent starting July 1, 2013. Dr. Martin earned her doctorate in educational leadership and change … Continue reading »

SPS Hosts Superintendent Candidate

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield School District is getting closer to finding a new superintendent. The district’s board spent the day meeting with Dr. Hertica Martin, one of the top candidates to fill the position. Administrators say they’re anxious to find out who the new superintendent will be, but it could take some time to … Continue reading »

Springfield Schools Searches for Leader

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The search for a new school superintendent in Springfield continued on Wednesday. A group of board members and parents met for the first screening of applications. Anyone interested in the job had to apply by last week. The position was left open by Dr. Nancy Golden. She announced she’s stepping down at … Continue reading »

State of the Schools Address Wednesday

SPRINGFIELD, Ore –  Springfield School District Superintendent Nancy Golden will give her annual State of the Schools address Wednesday morning. Golden, who is entering her tenth year as Superintendent of the district, will highlight achievements from last year, as well as share her goals and visions for this upcoming school year. The event will take … Continue reading »