List of superintendent candidates reduced to 6
TAVARES – Quintin Shepherd, Ph.D., superintendent of the 8,000-student Linn-Mar (Iowa) Community School District, has pulled his name from consideration for the role of Lake County Schools Superintendent.
- Arthur “Rob” Anderson, Ed.D. – Deputy Superintendent of Academics, Fulton County Schools in Georgia.
- Brennan Asplen III – Deputy Superintendent for Academic and Student Services, St. Johns County School District in Florida.
- Diane Kornegay, M.Ed. – Deputy Superintendent, School District of Clay County in Florida
- Mark Mullins, Ed.D. – Deputy Superintendent/ Chief Operating Officer at Brevard County Public Schools in Florida
- Verna Ruffin, Ed.D. – Superintendent, Jackson-Madison County Schools in Tennessee.
- Gerald “Jerry” Wilson, Ph.D. – Superintendent, Worcester County Public Schools in Maryland.
The first round of interviews will take place the morning of Dec. 13. Board members and the Superintendent Search Advisory Committee will meet individually with candidates starting at 9:30 a.m. at the district office, 201 W. Burleigh Blvd., Tavares. Then, at 6 p.m., the candidates will attend a Special School Board Meeting at the Lake County Administration Building, 315 W. Main Street, Tavares.