Documents and Recent News Articles on the Superintendent’s Resignation

Documents and Recent News Articles on the Superintendent’s Resignation

Superintendent Transition Plan – HPS Press Release June 8, 2012
http://ehop.org/pdf/Superintendent-Transition-Plan-6-8-12.pdf

Superintendent Resignation Announcement – HPS Press Release May 25, 2012
http://www.hcam.tv/news/landman-resigns-effective-june-30-2012

Settlement and Severance Agreement Between Dr Landman and Hopkinton School Committee (pdf) – May 17, 2012
http://ehop.org/pdf/Superintendent-Landman-Settlement-05-17-12.pdf

Dr Landman’s Letter of Resignation (pdf) – May 17, 2012
http://ehop.org/pdf/Landman-Resignation-Letter-5-17-12.pdf

Dr Landman’s Original Contract – April 28, 2011
Approved by the School Committee in a 3 to 2 vote. Members Jean Bertschmann, Rebecca Robak and Troy Mick were in favor. Members Nancy Burdick and Richard de Mont were opposed. Both Burdick and de Mont expressed support for Dr Landman the person, but not for the terms of the contract. Landman’s contract was for three years at a salary of $180,000 a year.
Meeting Minutes – http://www.hopkinton.k12.ma.us/newweb2/schoolcommittee/agenda_minutes/04-28-11_MINUTES.pdf

Watch previous School Committee meetings on the HCAM website:
http://www.hcam.tv/government-meetings

Read School Committee agendas and meeting minutes on the district website:
http://hopkinton.schoolwires.net/domain/89


Hopkinton to choose from retired superintendents to fill open post
Read more by Michael Morton in the Hopkinton Crier http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/x478683484/Hopkinton-to-choose-from-retired-superintendents-to-fill-open-post#ixzz204G6Fg5o

Quiet exit for Hopkinton school chief was part of severance
Read more by Michael Morton in the Hopkinton Crier http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/x1222859668/Quiet-exit-for-Hopkinton-school-chief-was-part-of-severance#ixzz204KPlKID

Records show Hopkinton school chief (Dr Landman) resigned before election
Read more by Michael Morton in the Hopkinton Crier http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/x345282568/Records-show-Hopkinton-school-chief-resigned-before-election#ixzz204FnHzNM

Hopkinton residents want answers about school chief’s resignation
Read more by Michael Morton in the Hopkinton Crier http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/x345280531/Hopkinton-residents-want-answers-about-school-chief-s-resignation#ixzz204GyiyR0

Hopkinton superintendent who resigned to receive $105K in severance
Read more by Michael Morton in the Hopkinton Crier http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/x1982680682/Hopkinton-superintendent-who-resigned-to-receive-105K-in-severance#ixzz204HGFhwj

Marlborough pays former superintendent $99k – The School Committee has agreed to pay former Superintendent Anthony Pope nearly $100,000, according to a separation agreement released Friday.
Read more in the MetroWest Daily News

Mary Ann DeMello Named Acting Superintendent
Read more from Sean O’Donnell, Hopkinton Patch
http://holliston-hopkinton.patch.com/articles/mary-ann-demello-named-acting-superintendent

Superintendent Landman Resigns Effective June 30
Read more from Sean O’Donnell, Hopkinton Patch
http://holliston-hopkinton.patch.com/articles/superintendent-landman-resigns-effective-june-30

A Look Back at Landman’s Budget Philosophy – December 20, 2011
Read and watch more by Michelle Murdock, HCAM News Director
http://www.hcam.tv/news/look-back-landmans-budget-philosophy

Residents Speak Out Against Cost Cutting Proposals in [Superintendent Landman’s] School Budget – January 27, 2012
Read and watch more by Michelle Murdock, HCAM News Director
http://www.hcam.tv/videos/residents-speak-out-against-cost-cutting-proposals-school-budget

School Committee Votes FY2013 Budget – January 28, 2012
[Please note that several changes were made from Dr Landman’s original proposed budget, after feedback from the public and from the School Committee.]
http://www.hcam.tv/news/school-committee-votes-fy2013-budget

Educate Hopkinton Blog Post about Superintendent Landman’s originally proposed FY13 Budget
http://educatehopkinton.blogspot.com/2012/01/reminder-preliminary-2012-13-school.html