The Baltimore County Board of Education wants to know what qualities you think the new superintendent of schools should have.
Current Schools Superintendent Joe A. Hairston is at the end of the school year.
The search firm Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates to assist with the national search. The firm will help with collecting input from the community at public meetings and online.
The school board is asking for input from the community on specific characteristics when looking for the new head of the nation's 26th largest school district.
Community members can complete this form online or attend one of three community forums attended by representatives from the search firm.
They will be:
- Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Loch Raven High School on 1212 Cowpens Avenue in Towson.
- Thursday, Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. at at Woodlawn High School on 1801 Woodlawn Drive in Woodlawn, and
- Thursday, Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. at Kenwood High School on 501 Stemmers Run Road in Middle River.
Starting in late February, HYA will begin screening candidates and the school board will begin interviewing candidates in May and June, according to a timeline presented at a . By June, the board should vote to appoint a new superintendent, who will take office on July 1.