Patricia O’Neill on Superintendent Search (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Board of Education member Patricia O’Neill says that the search for the next superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is still in its early stages. Per state law, the new superintendent must be on the job by July 1.

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The Latest on the Search for MCPS' Next Superintendent (VIDEO)

Michael Durso

Newly elected Board of Education President Michael Durso provides an update on the superintendent search in this MyMCMedia Extra video.

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The Search for the Next MCPS Superintendent to Continue This Fall

MCPS Starr seat BOE chambers

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is scheduled to relaunch its search for a new superintendent in the fall. MCPS Spokesperson Dana Tofig said school officials “anticipate” having a new person to lead Montgomery County’s school system by July 2016. In May, Andrew Houlihan, the chief academic officer of the Houston Independent School District, was the “preferred candidate” to […]

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Leventhal Talks about Superintendent Search (VIDEO)


A day after the Montgomery County School Board’s top choice for superintendent withdrew his name for the job, Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal talks about the options now on the table for the school board to fill that top post.

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Five Things to Know Today, April 3, in Montgomery County


Good morning! There is no school today for MCPS students. Here are your five other things to know today, April 3, in Montgomery County: 1. The Purple Line and a potential tuition increase at Montgomery College top the list discussion items on 21 This Week. You can watch it here. 2. Here are some great ideas […]

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Five Things to Know Today, April 2, in Montgomery County


Good morning! Here are your five things to know today, April 2, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council Health and Human Services and Government Operations committees meet today. Here’s the agenda. 2. Students are Westland Middle School in Bethesda can’t use their lockers until after spring break after a data breach released information about student […]

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MCPS Will Use Community Panel to Interview Superintendent Candidates


Montgomery County Public Schools’ President Patricia O’Neill says the school system is getting applicants for the job of superintendent and she said a community panel will help interview final candidates. “We are in the process of receiving applications from people who are interested in leading this great school district. With HYA’s help, we will cull […]

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MCPS Consultant Reports on Survey/Public Input on Superintendent Search

Superintendent Search Forum

More than 700 people took the online survey to share their input on the search for the new superintendent at Montgomery County Public Schools and another 260 people attended meetings about the search. Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates presented the MCPS Board of Education a Leadership Profile Assessment Report for a new superintendent for Montgomery County Public Schools. […]

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MCPS Schedules Public Forums for Superintendent Search

photo of Joshua Starr and Board of Education at press conference following Starr's resignation

UPDATED – Previously scheduled for March 5 and cancelled due to weather have been rescheduled. The new forum date is March 10 at 7 p.m. at Gaithersburg High School. The Montgomery County Board of Education is searching for a new superintendent and asking the community to provide input at several public forums and on an […]

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Krista Brick

About Krista Brick

Krista Brick is a multi-media journalist with Montgomery Community Media.


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