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Volusia School Board Plans Search for New Superintendent

Margaret Smith served as superintendent for eleven years after retiring in January. Photo: Volusia County Schools.

Margaret Smith served as superintendent for eleven years after retiring in January. Photo: Volusia County Schools.

The Volusia School District is looking for a new leader.

This week, school board officials began discussing plans to hire a new superintendent.

The move comes two weeks after Margaret Smith stepped down abruptly from an eleven-year-run.

The board has not decided whether it will launch a national or regional search. It will meet next month to decide.

James Russell, a 25-year veteran administrator for the district, will serve as interim superintendent.

 

Meanwhile, the school board is locked in contract negotiations with teachers.


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