The Town of Pike Road School Board is getting ready for the second School Superintendent Interview. Below is the release from Town Hall. You are invited to the public reception from 4:30 – 5:30 and for the interview at 6:00 pm. Hope to see you there.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Town of Pike Road, 9575 Vaughn Road, Pike Road, AL 36064
February 19, 2014
PIKE ROAD BOARD OF EDUCATION TO INTERVIEW SECOND SUPERINTENDENT CANDIDATE FEBRUARY 20
The Pike Road School Board will interview the second of three candidates for the position of school superintendent on Thursday, February 20, 2014. A full day is planned for the candidate, who will also have the opportunity to meet members of the community and learn about the history and vision of the Town of Pike Road. A public reception will be held from 4:30 to 5:30 PM at Pike Road Town Hall. The public is also invited to listen to the public interview of the candidate, which will begin at 6:00 PM in the council chamber at Town Hall.
The second interview will be with Dr. Craig Ross, who earned his doctorate in educational leadership from Auburn University in Alabama and currently serving as the principal of Robertsdale High School in Alabama’s Baldwin County School District. As the principal over 850 high school students, Dr. Ross is an active part of the community and understands the responsibility of leadership owed to the teachers and stakeholders. In his application materials, he described how he believes successful leadership requires an individual with a strong sense of character, integrity, and the ability to manage effectively, so as to empower those who work with you.
Most recently named to the University of Alabama’s Superintendent Academy Class of 2014, Dr. Ross completed his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Indiana University. He began his teaching career as a middle school and high school biology and chemistry teacher. Dr. Ross is a recent graduate of Auburn University’s graduate school where he earned his doctorate in education leadership. His area of research was high performing/high poverty schools.
For more information, contact Gordon Stone or at 272-9883.