For Immediate Release: July 22, 2013
Mississippi Board of Education Finalizes Plans for State Superintendent Search
JACKSON, Miss. –The Mississippi Board of Education (Board) has finalized its timeline in the search for the next state superintendent of education.
The Board will meet with the search consultant firm, Ray and Associates Inc., on Sept. 11 to review resumes and discuss qualifications. The Board will then determine the candidates who will be invited to a face-to-face interview.
Although the meeting will begin as an open meeting, the Board will enter into executive session for the discussion of this personnel decision.
The interviews are scheduled to take place Sept. 24 and a possible second-round interview process is scheduled for Sept. 25. The Board is expected to name the new superintendent in October.