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WCPS Interim Superintendent Named Superintendent

WCPS Interim Superintendent Named Superintendent

Monday evening, the Wayne County Board of Education unanimously approved the selection of Dr. David A. Lewis, interim superintendent and assistant superintendent for accountability/information technology services, as the district’s new superintendent beginning immediately. Dr. Lewis has served as WCPS interim superintendent since January 2021. “Our district has made significant strides over the past year, paying…read more »

School Board Reviewing Superintendent Candidates

School Board Reviewing Superintendent Candidates

Wayne County Public Schools is about to enter the next phase in its superintendent search. At last week’s special meeting, Wayne County School Board Chair Chris West shared that the candidate pool has been received. Wayne County Board of Education Attorney Richard Schwartz says the next step is setting dates for looking over the applicants.…read more »

Superintendent Candidate Application Deadline Is March 15

Superintendent Candidate Application Deadline Is March 15

Wayne County Public Schools won’t select a new superintendent for at least two more months. Board of Education Chair Chris West gave a brief update on the timeline for the district’s superintendent search at this week’s special meeting. West says the district is still accepting applications for the superintendent position through March 15th. The applications…read more »

School Board Continues Search For Superintendent Candidates

School Board Continues Search For Superintendent Candidates

The search for the next Superintendent of Wayne County Public Schools continues. At this week’s special meeting, Wayne County Board of Education Chair Chris West announced the district would be reopening the application period for superintendent candidates. The new application period runs through March 15th. The superintendent search will still be handled by the North…read more »

WCPS Assistant Superintendent To Serve As Interim Superintendent

WCPS Assistant Superintendent To Serve As Interim Superintendent

Wednesday evening, the Wayne County Board of Education unanimously appointed Dr. David Lewis, assistant superintendent for accountability/information technology services, as the district’s interim superintendent beginning January 1. Dr. Lewis will be replacing interim superintendent, Dr. James Merrill, whose contract ends at the end of December. “It is my goal to continue working to bring stability to…read more »

Community Weighs In On Superintendent Search

Community Weighs In On Superintendent Search

What characteristics does the community want in the next superintendent for Wayne County Public Schools? Jim O’Rourke from the North Carolina School Board Association had some answers for the Wayne County Board of Education this week as he showed off the results from WCPS’s survey regarding the vacant superintendent position. When asked about the five…read more »

WCPS Seeks Public Input On Superintendent Search

WCPS Seeks Public Input On Superintendent Search

The Wayne County Board of Education has hired the North Carolina School Boards Association to help facilitate its search for the next superintendent of the Wayne County Public Schools.  To that end, the board is seeking direct input from interested students, parents, other members of the community, and staff to help shape the search process…read more »

WCPS Decides On Firm For Superintendent Search

WCPS Decides On Firm For Superintendent Search

A search firm will be brought in to help Wayne County Public Schools find its new superintendent. Wednesday, the Wayne County Board of Education interviewed two candidate firms for the superintendent search – Ray and Associates and the North Carolina School Board Association. The Wayne County School Board members then voted 5 – 1 and approved…read more »

School Board To Interview Superintendent Search Firms

School Board To Interview Superintendent Search Firms

The Wayne County Board of Education plans to interview two firms that could assist in the district’s superintendent search. Last week, the Board of Education decided upon two firms out of the six brought to the board by its attorney Richard Schwartz. With dozens of superintendent openings in North Carolina, school board chair Chris West…read more »

School Board May Use Outside Firm For Superintendent Search

School Board May Use Outside Firm For Superintendent Search

Wayne County Public Schools is taking its first steps in finding a new permanent superintendent. During the regular meeting Monday, Wayne County Board of Education Chair Chris West led the discussion on how to go about the search for WCPS’s new Superintendent. He said the school board has two main options – finding superintendent candidates…read more »

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