Clayton superintendent reorganizes district administration

Former DeKalb Schools administrator Morcease Beasley is the only finalist for the superintendent’s job in Clayton County. (Keith Hadley/AJC staff)

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Former DeKalb Schools administrator Morcease Beasley is the only finalist for the superintendent’s job in Clayton County. (Keith Hadley/AJC staff)

The next school superintendent in Clayton County is reorganizing the district administration, with four deputy superintendents who will alternate as second in command.

Morcease Beasley, a former DeKalb County School District administrator, was hired by Clayton County Public Schools last summer as chief improvement officer. This spring, after a nationwide search, the Clayton school board named him sole finalist for superintendent.

Beasley succeeds Luvenia Jackson, who became superintendent in 2014 with a contract through June 30.

Beasley will be hiring. His new organization chart for the 54,000-student district shows eight vacant administrative positions.

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