New vice principal at UHS

The Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board Directors unanimously voted to approve the hiring of Steve Silva as the new vice principal at Unionville High School. Silva replaces Rudy Reif who retired.

Superintendent of Schools John Sanville said Silva was part of the "strongest candidate pool I've ever seen."

There were more than 100 applicants who went through a series of interviews and screenings, including writing samples and interviews with district stakeholders.

Sanville said Silva was "the absolute best" and, addressing Silva said, "We're thrilled to have you on board."

For his part, Silva said, "It's truly an honor to be part of this community…I'm looking to get started; I'm ready to roll."

Silva will be paid $121,200 per year for a 260-day school year.

The board also approved hiring former high school principal Jim Fulginiti as the interim assistant principal at CF Patton Middle School. His term of service is from March 20 through June 30 at $550 per day.

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About Rich Schwartzman

Rich Schwartzman has been reporting on events in the greater Chadds Ford area since September 2001 when he became the founding editor of The Chadds Ford Post. In April 2009 he became managing editor of ChaddsFordLive. He is also an award-winning photographer.



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