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School Board Approves Principals, Music Head

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Four adnfímstraüve appointments were approved last night by the Board of Education. The appointees include a new acting director of elementary education and a new principal of Northside School. Mrs. Rachel Schreiber, principal at Northside since 1961, will become acting director of elementary education and principal-elect of Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School. She will replace Miss Marion Cranmore, eúrrent director of elementary education, who will return to her f uil-time position as principal of Burns Park School. Mrs. Schreiber, 46, was a general consultant in the Office of Instruction during the 1960-61 school year. From 1952 to 1961 she taught at Carpenter School. Mrs. Schreiber received a BA degree at Miami University, a BS degree at Eastern Michigan University, and master's and educational specialist degrees at the University of Michigan. Harry V. Mial, 43, appointed principal of Northside School, will replace Mrs. Schreiber. In May of 1966, Mial filed a complaint with the Michigan Civil Rights Commission charging he had been discriminated against by the Ann Arbor Public Schools in seeking an administrative post. He was a member of the Ann Arbor Human Relations Commission at the time. A formal, public hearing on the complaint was never held. According to a spokesman for the Michigan Civil Rights Commission, the case was closedl when the school board agreedj to take steps on the matterl which were agreeable to Mialj and the commission. This wasj called an "order of adjust-l ment." I Supt. W. Scott Westerman Jr.l said today that Mial's selectionl as Northside principal has "ab-l solutely no relationship to thel earlier event." The complaintl which was filed, he said, is al "historical fact which is a mat-l ter of record. But the only com-l mitment we had as a result of I the complaint was to review his I credentials and give him al chance to apply for otherl administrative posts if hel wished. ■ I psychological services for the Pupil Personnel Services División. Mial was a part-time recreation instructor and clinical psychologist at the Boys' Training School in Whitmore Lake, and worked with disadvantaged youths during the summer of "We feit that he was thet appropriate choice for this post," the superintendent said. Mial has been associated with the Ann Arbor Public Schools since 1952. From 1952 to 1955 he was a teacher at Jones School. 3ince 1955 he has served as Dsychological diagnostician and hairman of the department of] 1965 for the U. S. Department of Labor. Last summer he was director of the Head Start Program for Washtenaw County. The new Northside princopal received a bachelor's degree at Eastern Michigan Üniversïty and a master's degree at the University of Michigan. He has done post-master's work at the University. The appointment of Lewis J. Wallace as coördinator o f music for the Ann Arbor Public Schools was also approved last night. Wallace will replace Roger Jacobi, who accepted a ■ full-time posrtion this summer with the University. Wallace, 51, was music teacher and coördinator in Sterling, Mich., from 1940 to 1941, and held the same positions the next year in Grand Blanc. From 1946 to 1949, he was vocational rehabilitation counselor for Oakland and Macomb Counties. Wallace was an instructor in vocal and choral music at Colorado State College in 1950 and 1951 and was supervisor of music for the Pendleton, Ore., public schools from 1951 to 1954. He then became instructor of music education at the University of Utah. Since 1954 he has been director of music education in Salt Lake City and a national musrc consultant for the American Book Co. Wallace earned bachelor's land master's degrees at ColoIrado State University,. and has Idone post-MA work at the lüniversity of Utah. f Frank Tarzia, a teacher at I Thurston Elementary School since 1965, was appointed a principal intern. He will be assigned to Pattengill School during the second semester and to a number of schools during the first semester. Tarzia, 34, taught in elementary schools in Buffalo, N. Y., and Heidelberg, Germany, between 1955 and 1961. From 1962 to 1965 he was employed in the Admission Office at New York University. Tarzia received a bachelor's degree from the State University of New York and a master's degree from the City University of New York City. He has also done post-master's work at the atter university.