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Beverly Hills News – Superintendent Gary Woods, Now In 4th Year, Pledges Hope

SCHOOL LEADER—Beverly Hills Unified School District Superintendent Gary Woods, who just agreed to another three years with the district, says engendering creativity in students is key to success. Classes resume Aug. 11.   

Posted Thursday, July 31 – 6:15 PM

By Laura Coleman

Beverly Hills Unified School District Superintendent Gary Woods is today further from the classroom than he has ever been in his long and prestigious career. Indeed, the BHUSD leader estimated that just 20 percent of his time goes to school oversight. Woods said he spends just as much time on legal issues, splitting the remainder of his time between facilities and staff issues.

Despite the fact that Woods, who is just beginning his fourth year as superintendent, is not spending the bulk of his time doing what he loves, he is completely committed to remaining with the BHUSD through the length of his current contract which lasts until 2018.

In anticipation of the new school year, The Courier visited Woods in his district office, during which time he shared how he plans to inspire, shape and better Beverly Hills students.

For full story see the print edition of The Beverly Hills Courier, or download the e-edition.

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