Other new managers appointed in the recent central office reorganization include:
Marie Joelle Isidore, former legislative liaison for the Park District, is chief of intergovernmental affairs.
Lucinda Katz, director of the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools who Mayor Daley retained to devise the city’s early childhood plan, is chief officer of early childhood education.
Ruth Moscovitch, former general counsel for City Colleges of Chicago, assumes the same position at CPS.
Beatriz Rendon, former director of After School Initiatives, is deputy to the chief of staff of the education office.
Robert Runcie, former president of a local technology company, is chief information officer.
Also, two recently hired insiders have been reassigned. They are Dan Bugler, previously of the Georgia Office of Education Accountability, who will head the now merged departments of accountability and research, and Xavier Botana, formerly head of bilingual education at the Illinois State Board of Education, who will oversee the district’s efforts to comply with the federal No Child Left Behind Act.