FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
School Board Seeks Public Input on Superintendent Search
The Warren County Board of Education has hired the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA) to help facilitate its search for the next Superintendent of Warren County Schools (WCS). To that end, the Board is seeking direct input from students, parents, and community members to help shape the search process and to assist in defining the qualities and characteristics desired in the next WCS Superintendent.
COMMUNITY SURVEY: The Board invites students, parents, and community members to participate in a short community survey that can be accessed and completed online by clicking on the link below:
Paper copies of the survey also are available for completion and may be found in the Warren County Schools’ Central Office located at 109 Cousin Lucy’s Lane, Warrenton, NC 27589. All surveys are anonymous and must be completed by Monday, April 1, 2019, with results to be compiled, summarized, and presented by NCSBA at a Board meeting on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
A community forum is being planned that will allow the Board to hear directly from its constituents regarding the desired experience and characteristics for the next leader of schools. More details regarding the forum will be forthcoming.
STAFF SURVEY. In addition, all employees of WCS will have an opportunity to complete a separate online staff survey. Details about completing the employee version of the search survey will be communicated via school system email.
PUBLIC COMMENT: Citizens also may sign up to address the Board during the public comment period at any of the upcoming regularly scheduled Board meetings, scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on March 12 and April 9. The meetings will be held in the multipurpose room at Warren County Middle School, located at 118 Campus Dr., Warrenton, NC 27589. Citizens must sign up to speak before the meeting begins and must comply with applicable Board policy.
STATEMENTS FROM GROUPS OR ORGNIZATIONS: In addition to input received from the surveys, forum, and public comment, local groups and organizations may submit written statements regarding the leadership qualities that they consider important in the next Superintendent. Such statements should be submitted to Allison Schafer via mail at NCSBA, P.O. Box 97877, Raleigh, NC 27624, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or via fax at 919-841-4020. These statements should be received no later than Monday, April 1, 2019.
Thank you in advance for providing valuable input as the Board appreciates and values your opionion.