Deadline Extended to Apply for Commissioner of Education
In a brief teleconference call Tuesday morning, members of the Florida State Board of Education unanimously voted to extend the deadline for commissioner of education applications.
The state is seeking to replace Gerard Robinson who resigned after one year as he faced criticism over a dramatic drop in school test grades.
The newly-approved timeline:
November 30 – Deadline for applicants.
Dec. 1 – Ray & Associates will contact state board members individually to discuss finalist recommendations. All activities previously scheduled to begin on Oct. 2 will begin on Dec, 1.
Dec. 4 – Finalist names will be made public.
The activities scheduled for Oct. 9 shall begin on Dec. 9.
Dec. 11 – Finalists will be interviewed by the state board in a public meeting in Tampa.
Dec. 12 – State board will vote to choose the next commissioner.