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At-home learning will continue for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year because of the ongoing COVID-19 public health situation. The 2020-21 budget vote and board elections will be conducted by absentee ballot only. Qualified voters must return ballots to the district by 5 p.m. on June 9. 

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Message from new Superintendent John Bishop

“As your superintendent, I am committed to being student centered, learner focused, results oriented and community connected.”

Note: John Bishop was appointed superintendent of the Fort Plain Central School District on March 20 during a special Board of Education meeting.

Dear Parents, Guardians, Employees and Community Members:

It is with great enthusiasm that I join the Fort Plain school district to serve as Superintendent of Schools. With an official start date of May 1, I am eager to begin my work.

I am honored and overjoyed to have the opportunity to guide the educational mission at Fort Plain CSD. As your superintendent, I am committed to being student centered, learner focused, results oriented and community connected.

My philosophy places high value on cultivating systems for communication, collaboration and supporting an academic culture that is focused on teaching and learning. I believe every child can learn and achieve at high levels. Our schools will work to support all students, meet the needs of all learners, and ensure that every child has the opportunity to learn, grow and succeed.

Over the next month I will be working with Dr. David Ziskin to ensure a smooth transition to the district. My plan is to begin connecting with the school board, administration, faculty, staff and community members, to the greatest extent possible, in the weeks to come.

I look forward to a time when we can return to normal routines and meet face-to-face. Until then, I wish good health to you and your families.

Warmest regards,

John Bishop

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