Broward County (Fla.) Schools Narrow Chief Search

Monday, September 12, 2011

The Broward County School Board meets today to choose their finalists for superintendent.

They?ll be looking at five candidates. Bryan Bowles, superintendent of the Davis School District in Utah, has withdrawn his application.

Starting at 9:30 a.m. Monday, the board will interview each of the remaining contenders and choose two or three to continue in the process.

Those finalists will then have Tuesday and Wednesday to sell themselves for the job. On Tuesday, they will have one-on-one interviews with the board followed by a 6:30?p.m. meet-and-greet open to the public at the Junior Achievement World Center, 1130 Coconut Creek Blvd., in Coconut Creek.

On Wednesday, the board will interview each of the candidates collectively at a special board meeting that starts at 9:30 a.m. Public comment is scheduled from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at the K.C. Wright Administration Building, 600 SE Third Ave. in Fort Lauderdale.

At stake is responsibility for running the nation?s sixth-largest school district with 257,000 students.

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