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Dr. McCann selected to serve on School Superintendent National Advisory Committee

Dr. Blane McCann, Superintendent of Westside Community Schools, has been nominated and selected to serve on the School Superintendent National Advisory Committee.


This prestigious group is composed of educational experts including superintendents, district-level leaders, university instructors, and representatives of state departments and professional organizations. The purpose of the National Advisory Committee is to review a draft test framework to determine the knowledge, skills, and competencies that are important for a beginning school superintendent and district-level leader and to confirm alignment of the draft framework to relevant national standards.

Dr. McCann, Superintendent of Westside Community Schools since 2012, has worked in and studied the field of education for more than 37 years. He has been a key leader in several groundbreaking partnerships and achievements at Westside, and was named the Outstanding Educational Leader of 2017, recognized at the PDK World Cafe and Awards. The Nebraska Department of Education nominated Dr. McCann to serve on the National Advisory Committee.

ELEMENTARY | Start 8:40 - Dismiss 3:30 ( Wednesdays | Dismiss 3:00 )
MIDDLE SCHOOL | Start 8:00 - Dismiss 3:15 ( Wednesdays | Dismiss 2:44 )
HIGHSCHOOL | Start 8:00 - Dismiss 3:10 ( Wednesdays | Dismiss 2:50 )