The Floyd County School Board met in an adjourned meeting on February 14, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. to continue the process in the superintendent search. Representatives from the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) met with the School Board in a closed session to review applications and references received for the superintendent search. After the closed session, the School Board announced that interviews for the position of division superintendent would be conducted from February 24, 2017 – March 10, 2017. The interviews will be held in accordance with the Code of VA, Section 2.2-3712.
A summary of applicants reviewed by the School Board was provided as information for release to the public. There were 26 inquires, with 18 full applications in which 13 are male and 5 are female. Nine applicants are from Virginia and 9 are out-of-state. Experience levels of the applicants include 5 current/former superintendents, 3 assistant/associate/deputy superintendents, 6 central office administrators, 3 principal/building administrators, and 1 classified as other.