SCHOOL BOARD
Caesar Rodney
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... The district officially came into existence as State Consolidated District No. 1 on July 1, 1915 under the authority of a state consolidation law. Shortly thereafter residents of the area voted 52 to 1 to approve a $12,000 bond to supplement an $18,000 appropriation from the state for the construction of a new school building for grades one through twelve. Not long after that the school board adopted the name of Caesar Rodney for the district and school in honor of the Revolutionary War hero and statesman who had made his home near St. Jones Neck in the eastern part of the county....

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School Board Members

President - Kathleen Haynes
kathleenhaynes@juno.com

Kathleen Haynes has served on the Caesar Rodney School Board for ten years, serving as president for the past two years, and as vice president for two years. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Pennsylvania and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Dickinson School of Law. Kathleen currently works as an attorney with the Social Security Administration's Office of Disability Adjudication and Review. She has two children who currently attend district schools and one child who graduated from Caesar Rodney High School.

Vice President- Bill Bush
williambush4@comcast.net

William Bush is the vice president for the Caesar Rodney School Board. He and his wife Carrie reside in Wyoming and have three children. Mr. Bush received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Finance from the University of Delaware and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Widener University School of Law. He currently works as an attorney in private practice.

Member - Melody Heavner
melodyheavner@yahoo.com

Melody Heavner began serving on the Caesar Rodney School Board in 2011. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Baptist College in Charleston, South Carolina. Melody is currently employed as a merchandiser for Hallmark Cards.

Member - Cheryl Precourt
cprecourt@cfaith.com

Cheryl Precourt is a 1974 graduate of Caesar Rodney High School and a life-long resident of the Caesar Rodney School District. Cheryl and her husband Bill have four children; three graduated from Caesar Rodney High School and one is currently attending CRHS. Cheryl is currently self-employed at her husband's mental health practice.

Member - P. Scott Wilson
swilson218@aol.com

P. Scott Wilson is the newest member of the Caesar Rodney School Board having been appointed in 2013. He is a graduate of Caesar Rodney High School and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Delaware, and a Law Degree from The Dickinson School of Law. He is a former Deputy Attorney General with 20 years legal experience and currently works as an attorney in private practice.

Superintendent - Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald
kevin.fitzgerald@cr.k12.de.us

Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald is the superintendent of the Caesar Rodney School District. He began his career in education in Maryland in 1978 as a Social Studies and English teacher. After 13 years in the classroom, Dr. Fitzgerald moved to Delaware becoming Caesar Rodney High School’s assistant principal until 1998, then principal until 2007 when he was selected as superintendent. He holds a Doctorate of Educational Leadership from the University of Delaware, a Master of Arts from St. John's College and a Bachelor of Science degree from Frostburg State University. Dr. Fitzgerald and his wife, Linda, reside in Camden. They have three daughters – all graduates of Caesar Rodney High School.