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Four Candidates in Running for Next HCS Superintendent of Education

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04-28-2015 (HCS) – Interviews have been completed for the four individuals vying to become the next Superintendent of Education for Hoover City Schools.  The interviews were held April 20-27 and included: 

  • Tuesday, April 21 - Dr. Charles L. Ledbetter, current position: Superintendent, Dublin (GA) City Schools [Interview video archive: HS Sports Network and Google+] 
  • Wednesday, April 22 - Dr. Chris J. Marczak, current position: Assistant Superintendent, Oak Ridge (TN) City Schools [Interview video archive: HS Sports Network and Google+]
  • Thursday, April 23 - Dr. Paul V. Wilson, current position: Superintendent, Hartselle (AL) City Schools [Interview video archive: HS Sports Network and Google+]
  • Monday, April 27 - Dr. Kathy L. Murphy, current position: Superintendent, Monroe County (AL) Public Schools [Interview video archive: HS Sports Network]

According to the timeline, the Board of Education will make its selection around mid-May.  The new Superintendent officially begins July 1.

Finalists' names were announced April 14 in a called meeting of the Hoover Board of Education. According to the Alabama Association of School Boards, which conducted the national search, a total of 39 people expressed interest in the Hoover Superintendent position.  Thirty-one of those people fully completed the application.  In all, 15 states were represented in the candidate pool. 

For more information, contact Jason Gaston, HCS Coordinator of Public/Media Relations at 205.439.1054


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