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Board of Education approves interim superintendent offer

CASTLE ROCK – On Tuesday evening, the Douglas County Board of Education extended an offer to the sole interim superintendent finalist, Erin Kane.

Working from a draft offer presented by Board President Meghann Silverthorn, directors worked collaboratively to finalize an offer of employment. The final contract was approved on a 4-3 vote.

Kane, who currently serves as the executive director of schools for American Academy in Douglas County, will now have an opportunity to review the offer. Should she agree to the terms of the contract, set by the Board, Kane’s appointment will become official and she will assume her new role on September 1.

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