FWCS administrative appointments - August 23, 2005

Record Number: 1669
Displayed from: Aug 23, 2005 , until: Sep 02, 2005

Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees approved the following personnel actions during their regularly scheduled meeting Aug. 22 in the Grile Administrative Center: Tammy L. Weimer Assistant Principal, Weisser Park Elementary School Tammy Weimer comes to FWCS from DeKalb Central Schools in Waterloo, where she had been coordinator of children’s services since 1994. In that position she provided guidance services to students, supported teachers as they worked with at-risk students and coordinated the Teacher Assistance Teams and Special Education case conferences. She began her career in education as a fifth-grade teacher for DeKalb Central elementary schools in 1986. Her bachelor’s degree is from Indiana University and her master’s degree is from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne. Mary W. Lowery Acting Principal at Geyer Middle School Mary Lowery joined FWCS in 1965 as a substitute teacher, then became a permanent teacher at Harmar Elementary School in 1966. She spent a year at Abbett Elementary as a teacher before becoming a guidance counselor at Elmhurst High School in 1978. After a year as a special assignment administrator at Weisser Park Elementary School in 1982, she became principal of Irwin Elementary School. Before taking her post as principal at Harrison Hill Elementary School in 1994, she held several administrative positions including coordinator of Early Childhood and manager of Chapter I. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of St. Francis. She retired from FWCS in June of 2004.

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.