“Agree to disagree and find common ground and be able to work together or you can dig in your heels and refuse to work with people and no one wins in that type of situation. At the end of the day I think it’s important for parties on both sides to be prepared to work with one another.”
The School Board picked Bateman over Change 150’s candidate, Dan Adler, and six other people who interviewed for the post. Bateman will serve a one-year term ending next June. The school board will vote to formally appoint Bateman at its August 11th meeting.