School Board Appoints New Superintendent

School Board Appoints New Superintendent
Posted on 08/09/2021

Fort Ann Central School Board Intends to Appoint 

Superintendent of Schools

Fort Ann, August 9, 2021 – The Fort Ann Central School District Board of Education is pleased to announce its intent to appoint Justin Hoskins as Superintendent of Schools at the next regular meeting of the Board of Education on August 10, 2021. Mr. Hoskins is currently the Junior/Senior High School Principal at the Fort Ann Central School District. 

Board President James Seeley stated, “Justin has proven his leadership capabilities in the last 4 years at Fort Ann Central School.  His beliefs in multiple pathways to learning and his child centered approach are what the Board was looking for in our next Superintendent.”

The Board is offering Mr. Hoskins a 3.5 year agreement with an initial salary of $135,000. He is expected to begin his duties on January 3, 2022. 

Mr. Hoskins has been with the Fort Ann Central School District for the past 4 years serving as the Junior/Senior High School Principal.  He began his career in education in September of 2005 at Ballston Spa Central School District as a high school science teacher. In 2006 Mr. Hoskins accepted a position at Saratoga Springs City School District instructing Living Environment and 21st Century Academy. His administrative career began at Queensbury Union Free School District in January 2014 where he served as the High School Assistant Principal .

“I am thrilled to continue my career in this wonderful district. Working with the faculty, staff, community members, and students over the last four years prepared me for this position. I am very excited about our vision and look forward to continuing to work collaboratively with the Fort Ann community,” said Hoskins.

Hoskins earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology in May of 2004 at the State University of New York at Potsdam and continued on to earn his Masters of Science in Teaching in 2005. Additionally, Mr. Hoskins earned the CAS School Leadership Certification from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. He is also certified in the professional areas of School District Leader and School Building Leader. 

WSWHE BOCES District Superintendent James Dexter, who coordinated the search on behalf of the district, said: “The Fort Ann Board of Education began their search process as an internal search to determine if they had a candidate who would be able to fill their anticipated superintendent vacancy.  After a rigorous process involving an interview with the board and subsequent interviews with two advisory committees made up of students, staff, parents, and community members, the Board determined Mr. Hoskins has the ability to lead the district as their next superintendent.  I would like to thank all of the individuals from the two advisory committees that participated in the selection process.”

Hoskins will replace Superintendent of Schools Kevin Froats who will be retiring in January. Mr. Hoskins enjoys spending time with his three children and his fiancé. He is always trying new hobbies and loves cheering on the NY Mets.

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