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School Board Approves Interim Superintendent

July 22, 2021

During a Special School Board Meeting on Thursday, July 22, the School Board of Broward County, Florida voted to approve one of two candidates to become Interim Superintendent. By a unanimous vote of support, School Board members approved Dr. Vickie L. Cartwright to serve as Interim Superintendent for Broward County Public Schools.  

The next step in the process includes contract negotiations by School Board Chair Dr. Rosalind Osgood, beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, July 26. A Special School Board Meeting is scheduled for noon on Wednesday, July 28, when the terms of the negotiated contract will be presented to School Board members for approval.  Dr. Cartwright’s starting date will be determined during contract negotiation. 

The School Board also selected the consulting firm, Ray and Associates, LLC, a firm specializing on school executive leadership searches, to conduct the search for the next Superintendent.  

Below is a link to today’s School Board meeting with the selection of the Interim Superintendent. The School Board vote is taken at timecode 3:46:00.




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