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Polk County Schools holds virtual forum in search for new superintendent

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Posted at 5:22 AM, Nov 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-02 05:22:57-05

POLK COUNTY, Fla. — Polk County Public Schools is opening a virtual forum to get input from the community in its search for a new superintendent.

The forum will be open from November 2 - 6. Participants will be asked to answer the same questions from in-person forums held in October.

The questions include:

  • What are three strengths of Polk County Public Schools that the new superintendent will need to understand and continue to support?
  • What are three critical needs of the district that the new superintendent will need to understand and address?
  • What personal characteristics should the board look for in the new superintendent?
  • What professional experience should the board look for in the new superintendent?
  • What other skills should the board look for in the new superintendent?

Click here to access the forum, it takes around 10 minutes to complete.

The school district also has an online survey on the search that's open until November 12. Click here to access that.