The Board of Education of Atlanta Public Schools (APS) seeks an experienced and community-minded educational leader with excellent communication and management skills. The APS Board wants to find a professional who has demonstrated success in closing achievement gaps and helping every student succeed.
Atlanta Public Schools one of the largest school districts in the state of Georgia, serving approximately 52,000 students across 89 schools. The district is organized into nine K-12 clusters with 61 neighborhood schools, five partner schools, 18 charter schools, two citywide single-gender academies, three alternative schools and four alternative programs.
Graduation rates, student achievement and college matriculation have been improving every year. Strong community support and involvement remain a hallmark of APS.
The APS mission is to ensure that with a caring culture of trust and collaboration, every student will graduate ready for college and career. Our vision is one of a high-performing school district where students love to learn, educators inspire, families engage and the community trusts the system.
The Board of Education hopes to name the new superintendent by late spring, with a start date of July 1, 2020. Ability to be licensed as a superintendent in Georgia is required.
A complete Leadership Profile on the position will be available on the HYA website by late January and will include a list of the most desired characteristics. A slate of candidates will be presented to the Board March 3, 2020.
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Recruiting, developing, and retaining great leaders is essential to improving student outcomes. Boards of education and superintendents must align efforts and lead the school system toward a clear and compelling vision for student success. Among governing boards most important duties is selecting a chief executive that will advance the priorities of the community and ensure all students reach their full potential.
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