Thursday, March 13, 2008

Two of Knox County's 12 Short Listed Superintendent Candidates Make The Semi-Finalist Round In Tacoma

Ray and Associates, Knox County's School Superintendent Consultant is the Consultant for the Tacoma, WA city school system. The Tacoma city school board selected 8 semi-finalist from 23 candidates. It took them 3 1/2 hours to do so.

There are two candidates that were in the Knox County's group of 12 and 1 candidate that was in Knox County's semi-finalist round of 5. Eric Williams of Collier County Schools in Naples, Fl made our semi-finalist round. He is also in the 8 candidate pool in Tacoma. In addition, Anna Diaz, assistant superintendent of Orange County Schools in Orlando, Fl was one of our 12. She is in Tacoma's semi-finalist round of 8.

Here are their 8 candidates.

Art Jarvis, Tacoma City Schools current Interim Superintendent, who formerly led the Enumclaw School District

Anna Diaz, associate superintendent of the 177,000-student Orange County Public Schools in Orlando.

Kathleen Duba, deputy superintendent and chief academic officer of the 20,800-student Pasadena (Calif.) Unified School District.

Alan Ingram, chief accountability officer of the 40,000-student Oklahoma City Public Schools.

Alan Nishino, superintendent of the 9,500-student Morgan Hill (Calif.) Unified School District.

Charles Stockton, assistant to the superintendent of the 22,800-student Springfield (Mo.) Public Schools.

Eric Williams, assistant superintendent of the 43,000-student Collier County Public Schools in Naples, Fla.

Marguerite Vanden Wyngaard, chief academic officer of the 23,800-student Racine (Wis.) Unified School District.

Check out this mornings news the News Tribune Tacoma, Washington, here.

Good Luck to Eric Williams.

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