Frederick County Public Schools Superintendent Search

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The Board of Education of Frederick County is beginning the process of searching for a new superintendent and is utilizing the firm, Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates to help with the process.

The Board is committed to hiring the best person to lead our school system, an individual who can lead a system committed to preparing students for success in college and career.

Throughout this process, the Board is committed to transparently sharing information about the search process and the timeline for selecting the next superintendent.

Without question, the community’s input will be valuable during this search. As one of the initial steps in the process, the Board is seeking input on the desired characteristics and skills that you would like to see in the next superintendent. 

Please share your thoughts by responding to the FCPS Superintendent Search Survey

Thank you for taking the time to respond and keep checking back here for updates on the search process.

The job application for the open superintendent position is posted online.


February 21-March 4: Superintendent Search survey is open for community feedback
March: Virtual parent and community focus groups meet to provide feedback - see full schedule here
March 23: Leadership profile presented to the Board
April 6: Candidate slate is presented to the Board
April 7-9: Board first round structured interviews
April 12-14: Board second round and final interviews

Monthly Updates

February 2022

The search for the next FCPS Superintendent is underway. One of the initial steps in this process is getting community feedback on the traits the next superintendent should have. Thus, all community members are encouraged to take the FCPS Superintendent Search Survey.  

In March, virtual parent and community focus groups will begin meeting to help guide the search.

Important Dates

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