Medford Schools Reach Union Deal

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford School District has avoided another contract battle, signing a tentative agreement with their classified employees union (OSEA Chapter 15). That union represents about 400 secretaries, maintenance personnel, food service workers, and other non-teaching staff. Superintendent Dr. Phil Long says the last negotiations between the two sides three years ago were … Continue reading »

New Medford Superintendent Announced

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford School District says Dr. Brian Shumate will be the next leader of the district.  He has 27 years of education experience, the previous two have been as Assistant Superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools in Kentucky. Shumate will replace Dr. Phil Long, who retires June 30th. Long served a total … Continue reading »