Palm Beach County School Board to discuss superintendent search

Video Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach
Published on July 21, 2021 - Duration: 02:03s

Palm Beach County School Board to discuss superintendent search

The search for a new superintendent of public schools in Palm Beach County will take center stage on Wednesday.


Palm Beach County School Board to discuss superintendent search

HAPPENING TODAY..

WHAT WILLTHE SEARCH FOR A NEW PALMBEACH COUNTY SCHOOL LEADERLOOK LIKE?

THE SCHOOL BOARDWILL MEET TO TALK ABOUT ITSNEXT STEPS AFTER DR. DONALDFENNOY ANNOUNCED HE WILLRESIGN.

W-P-T-V NEWSCHANNELFIVE'S STEPHANIE SUSSKIND ISLIVE AT THE DISTRICT OFFICEWITH MORE ON WHAT'S ON THETABLE TODAY.THIS IS THE FIRST REAL, FORMALDISCUSSION OF NEXT STEPS AFTERDR. FENNOY'S SUDDENANNOUCEMENT LAST WEEK.

THEBOARD WILL HOLD A WORKOPSHTODAY TO LOOK AT ALL OPTIONSIN THEIR SEARCH.THERE ARE SEVERAL FACTORSMEMBERS WILL DISCUSS TODAY-INCLUDING IF THEY WANT TOBRING SOMEONE IN FROM THEOUTSIDE OR FOCUS ON INTERNALCANDIDATES.

THE BOARD WILLALSO TALK ABOUT A PROPOSEDTIMELINE..

THE JOB DESCRIPTIONAND SALARY AND WHETHER THEYWILL NAME AN INTERIMSUPERINTENDENT.

DR. FENNOY'SLAST DAY IS SET TO BE IN MIDOCTOBER..

AND BOARD MEMBERSHAVE ACKNOWLEDGED IT COULDPROVE DIFFICULT TO HAVESOMEONE IN PLACE BTHEN.YBOARD CHAIRMAN FRANK BARBIERISAYS A NATIONAL SEARCH MAYYIELD THE BEST CANDIDATE FORTHE JOPERSONALLY I WANT TO FINDSOMEBODY THAT HAS A PROVENTRACK RECORD OF HANDLING ALARGE SCHOOL DISTRT,ICHOPEFULLY WE CAN FIND SOMEONELIKE THAT, I'D ALSO LIKE TOFIND SOMEONE WHO HAS BUSINESSEXPERIENCE, AFTER ALL THIS ISA VERY LARGE BUSINESS, WE HAVE23,000 EMPLOYEES AND A BUDGETAPPROACHING $4 BILLIONTHE MEETING WILL BEGIN AFTER ASERIES OF CLOSED DOOR SESSIONSTHAT GET UNDERWAY AT 1 OCLOCK.IF THE BOARD DECIDESO TTAKEANY ACTION..

THAT VOTE WOULDHAPPEN DURING THE FULL BOARDMEETING AT 5PM.

REPORTINGLIVE...STEPHANIESUSSKIND...WPTV NEWSCHANNE5.

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