Qualities for top job at schools discussed

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Openness, classroom experience and a love of children: Those are some of the attributes teachers and parents say the new Clovis superintendent of schools should possess. With school board interviews of the five finalists beginning Monday, parents and teachers were asked for their ideas about the most important qualifications […]

New CCC program offers alternative path to classroom

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Nancy Jobe, left, and Victor Lopez, listen to instructor Rhonda Roberts during a Clovis Community College class designed to help students earn their teacher certification. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer Nancy Jobe has a bachelor’s degree and a love for children, but the traditional path to the classroom doesn’t make […]

Reader Reaction: Blue denim issue is a red hot debate

A recent Project: Reader Reaction question asked if Clovis school teachers should be allowed to wear blue jeans to work. Some responses: “THE FACT THAT (SUPERINTENDENT Neil) Nuttall and those in control actually spent their time … outlawing teachers in blue denim amazes me.” — Auggie Jones, Clovis “I SEE NO PROBLEM with jeans. An […]