New RESA 4 Executive Director Hired

July 29, 2011

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBOE) voted unanimously to hire Arthur Rogers as the new Regional Education Service Agency (RESA) 4 executive director. Rogers has served as Webster County’s Superintendent since 2007.

“Mr. Rogers has worked in nearly every facet of public education and displays a great deal of experience and knowledge,” said WVBOE President Wade Linger. “We believe his expertise and capabilities will enhance the services provided to the students and the community of RESA 4.”

There are eight RESAs in West Virginia that establish cooperation between county school systems and other education-related agencies in an effort to provide educational, health and safety, financial and technology benefits.

RESA 4 serves Braxton, Fayette, Greenbrier, Nicholas, Pocahontas and Webster counties by facilitating collaboration among county boards in purchasing; sharing of specialized personnel, communications and technology; curriculum development; and operating specialized programs for exceptional students.

Rogers has worked within RESA 4 his entire career; having positions in both Nicholas and Webster counties. Prior to his job as county superintendent, Rogers served as an administrative assistant in charge of transportation and maintenance in the Webster County Central office. He earned his master’s degree from Marshall University and his bachelor’s degree from Glenville State College.

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