Duval County is searching for its new Superintendent. JPEF is committed to supporting the school board in the search by providing resources, research, and ensuring deep community participation in the process. We’ll regularly post updates about the search and ways to contribute your voice to the conversation so check back frequently for updates.
This Issue Review examines the last Duval superintendent search conducted in 2012 and also explores some methods employed across the U.S. that could help the Duval County School Board as they work to appoint a successor.
Superintendent Search In the News
- October 30:
Duval superintendent meetings start Monday
- October 17:
Duval Board hopes to hire superintendent search firm in January, new superintendent by mid-March
- October 2:
Duval School Board looks to future on programs, superintendent
- May 17:
Duval School Board chooses Patricia Willis as interim superintendent
- April 24:
Guest Column - School Board must be wise in selecting new superintendent
- April 20:
Talks with Detroit schools pick Nikolai Vitti on hold pending challenge
- April 19:
Duval County School Board won't counter with offer to Superintendent Vitti
- April 4:
Detroit school members visit Duval County to check out Vitti
- March 23:
Here's a look at three Detroit schools superintendent finalists
- March 21:
Vitti offers recommendations to replace him if he bolts for Detroit
Jacksonville Public Education Fund provides research, resources as Duval School Board embarks on search for new superintendent
Strengthening the systems that provide education is a matter of taking care of our city’s greatest asset: our children. Strong district leadership plays a critical role in ensuring that Duval County’s students are equipped with the knowledge and skills they need to be successful in life as well as meaningful contributors to our city.
Read on for stories about learning, leading and meaningful impact in Duval County’s public education system.