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Hardin to resign from Ketchikan School District

After 17 years at the Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District, Curriculum Director Linda Hardin has announced her resignation, effective June 30.

The School Board will vote Wednesday on a motion to accept Hardin’s resignation. In her letter, Hardin writes that her time in Ketchikan has been “my pleasure to work with so many talented and dedicated school personnel and community members.”

Hardin was traveling and not available for comment by deadline for this report.

Also Wednesday, the School Board will discuss the process for appointing members to vacant seats on the board, and consider a contract with Sarah Devore to teach at Tongass School of Arts and Sciences for the rest of this school year.

The School Board meeting starts at 6 p.m. in Borough Assembly chambers at the White Cliff building. Public comment will be heard at the start and end of the meeting.

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