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Washoe superintendent search enters Round 2

Kyle Magin
Sierra Sun

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.

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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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