Board continues to promote from within
From left: Gail Hanhart McIntyre, Madera County School Superintendent Cecelia Massetti and Cathy Lopes. McIntyre and her husband, Ed, a school board trustee, played hosts at a reception in their home on July 27 for new MUSD Superintendent Todd Lile and other school officials and their families.
Madera Unified School District trustees continued to show support for local talent by naming two long-time Maderans to the district’s highest administrative positions, just below Superintendent Todd Lile in the chain of command.
In action taken at their July 25 board meeting, trustees adopted the new organizational chart proposed by Lile, which moved Assistant Superintendent Sandon Schwartz to the newly created position of deputy superintendent and director of college and career readiness, and Sheryl Sisil to assistant superintendent of educational services.
Schwartz and Sisil now join Lile to form a triumvirate of life-long Maderans who will run the day-to-day business of Madera Unified. All three live in Madera.
Schwartz will be responsible for the district’s maintenance, operations, and transportation departments.
Sisil will oversee all aspects of the district’s educational programs.
Schwartz was born in 1973 in Madera Community Hospital to Bill and Patricia Schwartz and was reared by his parents, both teachers in Madera, to appreciate his family’s historic connections with Madera.
He attended elementary school at John Adams and went on to graduate as valedictorian from Thomas Jefferson Junior High School. In 1991, he graduated third in his class at Madera High.
When it came time to decide on college, Schwartz…
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