New superintendent arrives in Hartford; Jumoke Academy CEO steps down

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)–Hartford’s new superintendent has arrived in the capitol city ready to step into her new role.

Dr. Beth Schiavino-Narvez was introduced this morning at a news conference.

She has a Master’s and Doctorate degree from Harvard.

Schiviano-Narvez begins on July the first saying her number one goal is putting the needs of students, first.

Jumoke CEO Steps Down

The CEO of Jumoke Academy in Hartford has stepped down.

Michael Sharpe resigned over the weekend following questions over whether he lied on his resume about earning a doctorate.

Sharpe is also accused of failing to mention he went to prison 25 years ago for embezzling 100-thousand dollars.

He started working at Jumoke in 1998 and took on the title of CEO in 2003.

An interim CEO has been appointed until a replacement is found.

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