Sheffield cancels WNTA appearance and media roundtable
From staff reports
Rockford Public School District 205 Executive Director of Schools Earl Hernandez, School Board President David Kelley and District 205 Chief Communications Officer Mark Bonne appeared as guests on 1330 WNTA today, Thursday, Dec. 17, from 10 to 11 a.m. The school officials were live on the air with host Ken DeCoster.
Superintendent Dr. LaVonne Sheffield had been scheduled for about a month to appear on the program. DeCoster said her appearance was confirmed as recently as yesterday, Wednesday, Dec. 16.
Kelley said Sheffield was unavailable to appear on WNTA because she was dealing with an emergency personal matter. Neither Kelley nor Bonne could offer more details about where Sheffield was or when she would return.
Members of the media were scheduled to meet with Sheffield at 2 p.m. today to address communication issues. The media roundtable has been re-scheduled for Monday, Jan. 11, 2010, at the Rockford Register Star News Tower.
The media roundtable is being coordinated by Register Star Executive Editor Linda Grist Cunningham. Other media outlets scheduled to attend the meeting include TV stations WTVO, WIFR and WREX.
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