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Community invited to public forums to identify educational priorities, leadership qualities of next BCPS superintendent

TOWSON, MD—Members of the Baltimore County Public Schools community are invited to participate in public forums from Tuesday, March 21, to Thursday, March 23, regarding the national search for a new superintendent. The meetings will be hosted by McPherson and Jacobson LLC, the executive search firm selected by the Board of Education of Baltimore County.

The forums will offer BCPS parents, caregivers, staff, students, and community members an opportunity to identify the educational priorities and leadership qualities they would like to see in the next superintendent. Members of the community are welcome to attend all meetings.

Tuesday, March 21, from 7-8 p.m.
George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology, auditorium, 938 York Rd., Towson 21204
Western School of Technology, gymnasium, 100 Kenwood Ave., Baltimore 21228

Wednesday, March 22, from 7-8 p.m.
New Town High School, auditorium, 4931 New Town Blvd., Owings Mills 21117
Perry Hall High School, auditorium, 4601 Ebenezer Rd., Baltimore 21236

Thursday, March 23, from 7 – 8 p.m.
Chesapeake High School, auditorium, 1801 Turkey Point Rd., Baltimore 21221
Hereford Middle School, cafeteria, 712 Corbett Rd., Monkton 21111

During the same week, McPherson and Jacobson will meet with focus groups representing BCPS students, bargaining units, area education advisory councils, local advocacy groups, and community associations.

As outlined on the superintendent search webpage, applications for the superintendency are being accepted through Thursday, April 13. Finalists, selected by the board, will be interviewed on Tuesday, May 9, and the new superintendent will assume the post on Saturday, July 1.

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