The DeKalb County School District headquarters, at 1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd. in Stone Mountain (AJC FILE PHOTO)
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DeKalb Schools board to interview superintendent candidates

The DeKalb County School District is holding a special meeting Wednesday at an airport hotel to interview superintendent candidates.

The meeting, announced last week, is a common sight during the superintendent search process. When the board begins interviewing candidates, they do so at an off-site location. This time, those interviews will take place at the Atlanta Airport Marriott, 4711 Best Road in College Park.

The interviews won’t be public, as Georgia allows districts to hold its search process confidentially, where only finalists are publicly announced once selected.

BWP & Associates was hired in September to oversee the superintendent search process after former Superintendent Steve Green announced he would leave the district at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. Instead, he and the DeKalb County Board of Education reached an agreement that saw him leave in November.

In January, officials said the search process resulted in some 68 candidates. A new superintendent is expected to be announced in March.

Anything beyond that has been left to the imagination. Some with knowledge of the search say the number now stands at four.

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