Warren schools announce realignment

WARREN – Warren G. Harding High School Principal Dante Capers has accepted the newly created position of Associate Superintendent of Student Services, Student Wellness and Success in the Warren City Schools.

Capers, who has served as Harding’s lead principal for nine years and prior was the assistant high school principal, will start his new post with the 2021-2022 school year. He will focus on the non-academic areas of the educational experience including, but not limited to Student Enrollment PK-12, Social Emotional Learning, Equity, Student Wellness, Counseling, Guidance and Nursing services, Attendance and Truancy.

Meanwhile, current Associate Superintendent Wendy Hartzell has accepted the newly created position of Chief Academic Officer (CAO) in the Warren City Schools. In her new post, she will focus on student academics and school improvement.

Similar to her current position, Hartzell will be responsible for the area of Teaching and Learning, concentrating her supervision in the departments of Curriculum & Instruction, Special Education and State/Federal Programs.

“We believe this focus is needed now more than ever as students return to school following a challenging educational experience during the COVID 19 pandemic,” explained Superintendent/CEO Steve Chiaro. “Additionally, we know through her dedication and leadership to Warren City Schools in these areas she will provide a necessary support to our students in the 2021-2022 academic year, and beyond.”



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