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Dr Heatley Back In Contention For Orleans Job

Dr Heatley Back In Contention For Orleans Job

According to a report from Lousiana’s Times Picayune, Bermuda’s former Commissioner of Education Dr. Edmond Heatley is back in the running for the Orleans Parish schools superintendent job in the United States. The American educator served as Bermuda’s Education Commissioner for 8 months and resigned effective April 30th. Bermudian educator... Read more of this article

Ministry: ‘No Knowledge’ Of Survey Referred To

Ministry: ‘No Knowledge’ Of Survey Referred To

Following questions from Independent MP Terry Lister, Education Minister Dr. Grant Gibbons said that the Ministry has “no knowledge of the survey” to which former Education Commissioner Dr Edmond Heatley referred to when he said he had raised approval rates some 70% in six months. Mr. Lister’s question — which caused snickers... Read more of this article

Dr. Edmond Heatley Resigns As Commissioner

Dr. Edmond Heatley Resigns As Commissioner

[Updated with video/statements/PLP response] Dr. Edmond Heatley — an American educator who took on the post 7 months ago — has resigned as the Commissioner of Education. Dr Lou Matthews, a Bermudian, will assume the role of Acting Commissioner upon Dr. Heatley’s departure on April 30th. Dr. Heatley took up the post in Bermuda in September... Read more of this article

Opinion: Chris Famous “Hit The Road Jack”

Opinion: Chris Famous “Hit The Road Jack”

[Opinion column written by Chris Famous] “I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.” Friedrich Nietzsche Timeline Well, well, some new facts have been revealed by New Orleans Times-Picayune newspaper which directly contradicts the public statement that Dr. Heatley made on March 18th:-1.... Read more of this article

Principals Vote “No Confidence” On Dr. Heatley

Principals Vote “No Confidence” On Dr. Heatley

[Updated with Education Ministry's response] The Principals of the Bermuda Public School System who are represented by the BPSU have declared a “vote of no confidence” in Bermuda’s Commissioner of Education Dr. Edmond Heatley. The Principals said they believe that school system “deserves to have a Commissioner who is committed,... Read more of this article

Dr. Heatley Withdraws Orleans Job Application

Dr. Heatley Withdraws Orleans Job Application

[Updated: Board to meet with Dr. Heatley] Bermuda’s Commissioner of Education Dr. Edmond Heatley has withdrawn his application for the Orleans Parish schools superintendent job in the United States, according to a U.S. news report. Lousiana’s Times Picayune reports that, “Edmond Heatley, education commissioner of Bermuda, has decided he doesn’t... Read more of this article

Brown: Dr. Heatley Should Resign Immediately

Brown: Dr. Heatley Should Resign Immediately

[Updated] Following new information coming to light due to the release of Dr. Edmond Heatley’s job application for the position in Louisiana, Shadow Education Minister Walton Brown said that Dr. Heatley should resign immediately as his position has “become wholly untenable.” The application from Dr. Heatley — who serves as Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Report: Heatley Attends Interview In New Orleans

Report: Heatley Attends Interview In New Orleans

Louisiana’s Times-Picayune latest report says that Bermuda’s Commissioner of Education Dr Edmond Heatley was interviewed yesterday [Mar 20] for the post of Superintendent of the Orleans Parish School Board in Louisiana. While neither Dr. Heatley or anyone within the Education Ministry confirmed his attendance at the Louisiana interview, Dr. Heatley... Read more of this article

Report: Dr Heatley Interview Scheduled For Thurs

Report: Dr Heatley Interview Scheduled For Thurs

A report from Louisiana’s Times-Picayune says that Bermuda’s Commissioner of Education Dr Edmond Heatley will be interviewed on Thursday for the post of Superintendent of the Orleans Parish School Board in Louisiana. Dr. Heatley, an American, took up the post in Bermuda on September 11, 2013; and last week news reports indicated that he was... Read more of this article

Heatley: “I Am Committed To Bermuda Students”

Heatley: “I Am Committed To Bermuda Students”

[Updated] Bermuda’s Commissioner of Education Dr Edmond Heatley addressed the reports he was shortlisted for a job in the United States, saying he appreciates that there may be some who will question his commitment, however added that he remains “committed to the students of Bermuda.” Dr. Heatley, an American, took up the post in Bermuda... Read more of this article

MP Lister On Dr Heatley: “Tell Him Get Cracking”

MP Lister On Dr Heatley: “Tell Him Get Cracking”

Speaking in the House of Assembly last night [Mar 14] Independent MP Terry Lister referenced the reports that Bermuda’s Commissioner of Education has been shortlisted for another job in the United States only six months after arriving in Bermuda, and told the Minister to “tell him get cracking.” According to U.S. news reports Dr Edmond... Read more of this article

Reports: Dr Heatley Shortlisted For Job In USA

Reports: Dr Heatley Shortlisted For Job In USA

[Updated with videos] According to two U.S. news reports Dr Edmond Heatley — Bermuda’s Commissioner of Education — has been shortlisted for the position of Superintendent of the Orleans Parish School Board in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Heatley, an American, took up the post in Bermuda around six months ago, on September 11, 2013. When... Read more of this article

Videos: Dr Heatley Hosts Education Meeting

Videos: Dr Heatley Hosts Education Meeting

Approximately 100 people attended last night’s [Oct 22] public meeting at West Pembroke School, which was hosted by newly appointed Commissioner of Education Dr. Edmond Heatley.Speaking before the meeting, Dr Heatley said, “We need parents to be actively involved in our school system and at the same time the Ministry will continue to engage... Read more of this article