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Record Number: 8943
Displayed from: Jul 24, 2012 , until: Sep 30, 2012

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees on Monday, July 23, hired two new administrators for the 2012-13 school year.

Pamela Musick, Elementary Area Administrator Pamela Musick joins FWCS as the Elementary Area Administrator, replacing Dan Bickel, who retired in June after 21 years with the District. Musick began her career in education as a special education teacher in 1976 with the Fayette County School Corporation. She worked as a special education teacher and administrator in Indiana, Pennsylvania and Hawaii over the next 25 years. In addition, she worked as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Hawaii at Manoa from 1991-93 and at Indiana University East from 1998-2000. In 2000, Musick joined Pearson Learning Group where she started as an educational consultant and rose to Vice President and National Director of Teaching and Learning. Most recently, she served as the Vice President of Instructional Services, Basal and Supplemental for Pearson. Musick received her bachelor’s degree from Kent State University and a master’s degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Patrick Hubler, Blackhawk Middle School Patrick Hubler joins FWCS as principal of Blackhawk Middle School, replacing Tim Matthias who retired after 41 years with the District. Hubler comes to FWCS from Blackford Junior High School in Hartford City where he served as principal. He began his career in education in 1990 as a sixth-grade teacher in South Bend. He continued teaching until 2006 when he took his first administrative position at Discovery Middle School in Granger. Hubler received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Indiana University at South Bend and completed the principal license program at Indiana Wesleyan University.

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.