Washoe superintendent search enters Round 2 | SierraSun.com

Washoe superintendent search enters Round 2

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. and#8212;-For the second time in three months, the Washoe County School District Board of Trustees is expected to announce a handful of candidates for its soon-to-be-vacant superintendent position.

The board will examine applicants and determine a group of finalists at a noon meeting Friday in Reno at the WCSD board room on 425 E. Ninth St., according to a Wednesday district press release.

It’s the second time the board will go through the process and#8212; the board narrowed six finalists in April, but four of the candidates withdrew, and district’s final choice, Edmond Heatley of Chino Valley, Calif., rebuffed the district after accepting a job in Georgia.

Jim Huge, the private consultant contracted by the board for $29,000 to assist in the search, has said the candidate pool should be impressive and won’t drop off from the April search.

Board President Barbara Clark said she is confident the board will land on a quality candidate to replace superintendent Paul Dugan, who is retiring Aug. 1.

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