Orange County Schools Superintendent Search
The Orange County Board of Education is seeking a superintendent to lead the school system as it continues to prepare every learner for lifelong service and success. Applications are due by November 6, 2023.
Applicants must complete the board’s required online application form, accessible via the North Carolina School Boards Association’s webpage at www.ncsba.org/super-search/north-carolina-vacancies. Please do not contact, or ask anyone you know to contact, individual board members about your interest in or application for this position. All inquiries should be directed to Sam Thorp, Assistant Legal Counsel for Superintendent Searches, North Carolina School Boards Association, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-841-4040. All inquiries will be kept confidential.
Orange County Board of Education Seeks Public Input on Superintendent Search
The Orange County Schools (OCS) Board of Education has hired the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA) to help facilitate its search for the next superintendent of OCS. To that end, the board is seeking direct input from interested students, parents, other members of the community, and staff to help shape the search process and to assist in defining the characteristics, experience, and skills desired in the next OCS superintendent.
The board invites students, parents, and other members of the community to participate in a community survey that can be accessed and completed online by clicking the superintendent search survey links below. All surveys must be completed by Monday, October 23, 2023, with results to be compiled, summarized, and presented by NCSBA at the OCS board meeting on November 6, 2023.
In addition, all OCS employees will have an opportunity to complete a separate online staff survey. Details about completing the employee version of the superintendent search survey will be communicated via school system e-mail. All surveys must be completed by Monday, October 23, 2023, with results to be compiled, summarized, and presented by NCSBA at the OCS board meeting on November 6, 2023.
Statements from Community Groups and Organizations
In addition to input received from the surveys, local groups and organizations may submit written statements regarding the leadership qualities that they consider important in the next superintendent. Such statements should be submitted directly to NCSBA via e-mail at email@example.com and should be received no later than Monday, October 23, 2023.