Dr. Steven Walts is retiring. Because we have to replace him, the School Board has hired a national search firm, BWP & Associates (PWCS Superintendent Search – Prince William County Public Schools). To find out what kind of person we want to replace Dr. Walts, BWP & Associates has been holding Community Engagement Meetings. They asked the participants to address three topics.
- What do you see as the greatest strengths of PWCS?
- What do you see as the greatest challenges faced by PWCS?
- What qualities and characteristics does the next superintendent of PWCS need to possess and demonstrate?
When I sat in on one of the Community Engagement Meetings, I was a bit disappointed. I don’t blame Dr. Kevin Castner and Dr. Wayne Harris. They ran the meeting well enough, and there is nothing wrong with asking for community involvement, but I think many of the participants put the emphasis…
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