Laurel Logan-King, a longtime Capital Region school administrator and counselor, is set to become Mohonasen’s next Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. She replaces Lisa Cutting, who recently accepted a position in the Saratoga Springs City School District after 16 years at Mohonasen. Logan-King is expected to begin her new role on November 20.
An administrator for 14 years, Logan-King has been serving as Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Assessment and Pupil Services at Ballston Spa Central School District since 2012. Prior to that, she was the K-12 Coordinator of Career Development, Counseling and Guidance Services at Ballston Spa for four years. She began her career in education as a school counselor at the Stillwater Central School District, where she worked for nine years.
At Ballston Spa, Mrs. Logan-King developed a reputation as an innovator, linking K-12 education to workforce development with the creation of the Clean Technologies and Sustainable Industries Early College High School. An alternate path to higher education, the program prepares students for college and careers in STEM fields, including energy efficiency, renewable energy, and semiconductor manufacturing.
Also during her tenure in Ballston Spa, Logan-King was instrumental in boosting student enrollment in Advanced Placement courses and creating a PSAT Growth Program that provides students with early feedback on the college entrance exams to help them sharpen their academic skills and improve scores.
Mohonasen Superintendent Shannon Shine said Logan-King’s expertise and work on behalf of students are well-suited to the needs of the district.
“In addition to a proven record of supporting academic growth and staff improvement as a respected administrator, she also brings a depth of knowledge addressing issues of student mental health and finding ways to reduce barriers to student success,” said Superintendent Shannon Shine. “We are excited to welcome Laurel Logan-King to Mohonasen.”
Logan-King holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from SUNY New Paltz, a master’s degree in guidance/counseling from Sage Graduate School and received her administrative certification from the University at Albany.
“I am very excited to be joining the Mohonasen school community,” said Logan-King. “I look forward to serving the school district and collaborating with administration, faculty, staff, students, and parents to build on the successes of the district.”