School District Superintendent Interview Set for This Week
A public reception, sponsored by the Manatee Education Foundation, will take place at Pier 22 tonight.
The six candidates for Superintendent of Manatee County Schools will undergo a series of interviews this week at the School Support Center in Bradenton.
The six candidates will be interviewed starting today.
The candidates, listed in alphabetical order, are:
- John Carvelli, a Palm Beach elementary school principal;
- Diana Greene, the former superintendent for the Marion County School District;
- Constance Jones, chief academic officer for the Lee County School District;
- Kathryn LeRoy, director of the Duval County Public Schools;
- Rick Mills, chief executive officer for the Minneapolis Public School District;
- Pamela Stewart, the K-12 chancellor for the Florida Department of Education
On Monday, the six candidates will participate in a round-robin cycle of interviews beginning at 8:30 a.m. Each candidate will spend one-hour and 20 minutes in five different interview settings taking questions from various constituencies including the Manatee County School Board, the Manatee Education Association, AFSCME, the Citizens Advisory Group and School District Staff.
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Those interview sessions are scheduled to conclude at 6:40 p.m. on Monday. Following the interviews, all six candidates will attend a public reception, sponsored by the Manatee Education Foundation, at Pier 22, 1200 1st Ave. W., from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
On Tuesday, the five School Board members will conduct one-on-one interviews with each of the six candidates. Tuesday’s interview sessions at the School Support Center, 215 Manatee Ave. W., are scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. and conclude at 2:55 p.m.