Susan Johnson, assistant superintendent of Lowndes County School District, is suing the district for gender discrimination in the selection of its superintendent in November 2019, court documents show.
Lowndes County School District is finalizing contract details with incoming superintendent Sam Allison.
New Hope Middle School Principal Sam Allison will get a big promotion Jan. 1.
Though the three finalists vying for Lowndes County School District superintendent were interviewed behind closed doors Tuesday, their identities are now clear.
The Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees met for an hour in executive session Tuesday evening to discuss its search for a new superintendent of schools, but did not change the format for conducting interviews for the finalists.
Lowndes County School Board is planning a forum next month to interview superintendent finalists, but only 15 selected members of the public are invited.
The Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees narrowed the list of candidates for the district’s superintendent of schools to seven during Friday’s regular board meeting, but offered little information on the move.
Fifteen applicants met Lowndes County School District’s minimum requirements for its ongoing superintendent search, according to information the Mississippi School Boards Association provided the school board Monday during a two-hour executive session at Central Office.
Technically, stakeholders were asked not to endorse or denounce specific candidates for Lowndes County School District superintendent Thursday evening during a board-hosted public forum at central office. Instead, the board asked for patrons to offer what qualities they wanted to see in the district’s chief executive.
The Lowndes County School District board laid out their list of criteria for qualified superintendent candidates during a special-call meeting Monday night.