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Emily Featherston

The snow day didn't prevent the board from moving ahead in the search process for the district's next leader. more

Jan 16, 2018 9:44 AM Schools


Emily Featherston

Each candidate was asked the same 15 questions, and videos of the interviews will be published by the district later this week. more

Jan 9, 2018 10:08 PM Schools

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Emily Featherston

The Alabama Association of School Boards will assist the board with finding candidates for the position. more

Sep 27, 2017 8:47 PM Schools

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Emily Featherston

The interim superintendent will serve until a permanent replacement is found. more

Aug 23, 2017 9:44 PM Schools 1 Comments


Photo courtesy of Whit McGhee.

Superintendent retiring to return to teaching. more

Aug 18, 2017 9:15 AM Schools

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Emily Featherston

The board approved Phillis' retirement at the regular July board meeting. more

Jul 31, 2017 9:34 AM Schools

Context is key. That is what Vestavia Hills City Schools Superintendent Sheila Phillips got out of a series of meetings with parents over the past couple of months with regard to middle schools, student experiences and the word “alignment.” more

Oct 31, 2016 5:00 PM Schools 1 Comments

The program is designed to recognize superintendents who have less than five years of experience as superintendent and effectively use communication technology. more

Mar 29, 2016 5:08 PM Schools

Jane-Marie Marlin

Courtesy of Vestavia Hills City Schools

At the Dec. 17 board of education meeting, Vestavia Hills City Schools selected Jane-Marie Marlin as the new assistant superintendent. more

Dec 18, 2015 2:25 PM Schools

Dr. Sheila Phillips reflects on her first year as Vestavia Hills superintendent and looks ahead to the new school year. more

Jul 29, 2015 2:17 PM Schools 2 Comments

The Vestavia Hills Board of Education in May named Sheila Phillips, 48, as its new superintendent. more

Aug 25, 2014 1:55 PM People

In her keynote speaker address to the Chamber of Commerce, newly appointed Superintendent Sheila Phillips shared a plan for system-wide strategic growth. more

Aug 12, 2014 3:07 PM News

The Board of Education will host a meet and greet with newly appointed Superintendent Sheila Phillips on Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. more

Aug 6, 2014 9:18 AM News

0714 Jamie Blair

Photo courtesy of Whit McGhee.

If you had asked Jamie Blair forty years ago what he would do as a career, he wouldn’t have told you that he’d be here. more

Jul 29, 2014 11:00 AM People

During Wednesday's meeting, the Vestavia Hills Board of Education approved the contract of newly appointed superintendent Sheila Phillips and created an advisory position for Dr. Jamie Blair. more

Jun 18, 2014 11:08 AM News

The Vestavia Hills Board of Education has unanimously approved Sheila Phillips as its next superintendent. more

May 29, 2014 10:13 AM News

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