CR school district names assistant superintendent

WYOMING — The Caesar Rodney school board on Tuesday appointed the district’s Human Resources director, Dr. Michael Noel, to the post of assistant superintendent.

He will serve in both jobs concurrently, school district officials said.

“Michael has come up through the ranks in Caesar Rodney as a teacher, assistant principal, principal and director,” said Superintendent Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald.

“While he will continue in his role as director of Human Resources, his designation as assistant superintendent demonstrates the confidences that both the school board and I place in his leadership and decision making skills,” he added.

The assistant superintendent post had been vacant since early 2016 when Dr. Scott Lykens retired from the post.

Dr. Noel has spent all 25 years of his educational career at Caesar Rodney School District. His jobs have included supervisor of instruction; principal and assistant principal at F. Niel Postlethwait Middle School; assistant principal and social studies teacher at Caesar Rodney High School and social studies teacher at Dover Air Force Base Middle School.

“Being chosen as Caesar Rodney’s assistant superintendent is quite an honor. I am humbled to have been appointed and excited to continue to work with the amazing group of staff, students, and community of our district in this capacity,” Dr. Noel said.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in history education from East Carolina University, a Master of Education from the University of Delaware and a doctorate in Educational Innovation & Leadership from Wilmington University.

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