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State Board of Education Search Committee to Discuss Superintendent Position

Release date: 2/22/2013

Columbus, OH – The State Board of Education Search Committee will meet Feb. 25 at 10 a.m. in the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Conference Center, 25 S. Front St., Columbus to discuss the State Superintendent of Public Instruction position. The committee also will meet on March 4 at 10 a.m. in the Conference Center at ODE.

At both meetings, the committee will immediately go into executive session, pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Section 121.22(G)(1), to consider the employment of a public employee or official. At the end of each executive session, the board will move into public session to vote on candidates to be interviewed in the next round of the search process.

The State Board of Education has set education policy and directed the planning and evaluative functions of Ohio’s public schools, as well as appointed and evaluated the superintendent of public instruction, since 1956. The vision of the State Board is for all students to graduate well prepared for success. The State Board is made up of 19 members, including 11 elected and eight appointed members. The chairs of the education committees of the Ohio House of Representatives and Ohio Senate serve as ex officio members.