Columbus close to hiring new school superintendent

he Columbus Municipal School District is moving to the next phase in the hiring process of a new superintendent.

Posted: Apr 20, 2018 2:07 PM
Updated: Apr 20, 2018 2:12 PM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - The Columbus Municipal School District is moving to the next phase in the hiring process of a new superintendent.

The district says it has received 19 applicants for the position.

"Among the applicants are three superintendents, one former superintendent, three assistant superintendents, two director/coordinators, four principals, one educational consultant, and five with alternative qualifications. Fourteen of the applicants have a doctorate degree. Twelve of the applicants are male, and seven are female. The applicants are from Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Mississippi," stated the district.

A detailed report will be made to the Columbus Municipal School District Board on April 25.

The board members will receive the report and all application materials. Board members will use the report and materials to determine the next course of action.

RELATED: Columbus superintendent Hickman fired 

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