Saturday, May 16, 2009

Rayburn for Superintendent Now

CAROL MCGRAW Colorado Springs Gazette

Rayburn is now running for the unexpected... Do we see him getting this...maybe. He has a better shot here then Senate and this could help him for future political runs. The district knows Rayburn and they are open to the idea of him in charge of the schools. We'll see by June if he actually is more welcome to the job then candidates who's lives have focused on education.

Three educators and a retired Air Force major general have been named
the four finalists for the superintendent's job at Falcon School District
The candidates were announced at Thursday's school board meeting.
district, the fifth-fastest-growing in the state, received 25
"It was a very qualified pool," board President Anna
board hopes to have someone on the job by July.
There will
be community
meetings next week in which the public can
meet the finalists
and ask questions.
Sessions will be May 20, 6 to 8
p.m., at Falcon Middle
School, 9755 Towner Ave.;
and May 21, 6 to 8
p.m., at Sand Creek High
School, 7005 N. Carefree Circle.

Bentley B. Rayburn
Experience: Retired
2006 as
major general, U.S. Air Force, after 31 years of service. From 2001
retirement was commander of the Air Force Doctrine Center and
president of
Air War College; director for plans for Air Combat
Command (2000-2001);
candidate for Colorado's 5th Congressional District in
2006 and 2008.
Education: Bachelor's in science and math, U.S. Air Force
Academy; master's
in political science from Georgetown University,
Washington, D.C.; honor
graduate ,U.S. Army Command and General Staff

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