The search is on for Polk County Public Schools’ next superintendent! Working with the Florida School Boards Association, teachers, staff, community members, and a team of student super(intendent) sleuths, we are seeking a superintendent who will unite our employees, rally the support of our stakeholders, forge a brighter future for our district, and always put Students First. Check this page regularly for updates on the search process and ways you can be involved in selecting our school district’s next leader.
MEET THE STUDENT SUPER(INTENDENT) SLEUTHS!
At Polk County Public Schools, when we say we put Students First, we mean we put them at the center of everything — even the search for our next superintendent. To help us find our next leader, we’ve recruited a team of student super(intendent) sleuths. Like all of our students, each of our sleuths has unique abilities, backgrounds, challenges and ambitions. Combined, they form an unstoppable search force. Meet the sleuths, and find out what they’re looking for in our next superintendent of schools.
SUPER SEARCH TIMELINE
Polk County Public Schools and the Florida School Boards Association aim to have a new superintendent of schools in place by July 1, 2021. The process until then includes surveys, community forums and interviews with candidates. Take a look at the search timeline below.
Sara Beth Reynolds
Instructional and educational support staff forum — Winter Haven High School cafeteria, 6 p.m., with welcome by School Board member Lisa Miller
Community forum — Haines City High School cafeteria, 2800 Hornet Drive, Haines City, 6 p.m., with welcome by School Board Chairman Lori Cunningham
Jim Miles Professional Development Center (6 p.m.)