Amy BerendzenJefferson City Public Schools announced Amy Berendzen as the new assistant to the superintendent for school-community relations. Berendzen will head the district’s school-community relations office, currently led by David Luther. Luther announced his retirement in January after 14 years in the position and 30 years in public education. Berendzen has more than 20 years of communications, public relations and marketing experience and recently worked as the director of marketing and public relations for Capital Region Medical Center, a position she has held for the past nine years.