Super Search Updates 2023

  • The Berkeley County Board of Education is pursuing a search to identify the next Superintendent of Schools for Berkeley County. Here's what you need to know.

  • May 1, 2023

    During a regular meeting, the Board of Education voted to approve Ronald E. Stephens, IV as Superintendent of Berkeley County Schools with a one-year term beginning July 1, 2023.

    April 21, 2023 (reconvened from April 20, 2023)

    During a reconvened special meeting of the Board of Education, an executive session was called for discussion and possible action regarding the appointment of a county superintendent to serve a one to four year term beginning July 1, 2023, and matters related thereto.
     
    Following the executive session, a motion was made to enter into contract negotiations with a selected candidate to serve as the Berkeley County Superintendent of Schools to begin July 1, 2023 for a period of one year.
     

    April 20, 2023 

    During a special meeting of the Board of Education, an executive session was called for discussion and possible action regarding the appointment of a county superintendent to serve a one to four year term beginning July 1, 2023, and matters related thereto.
     

    April 18, 2023 

    During regular meeting of the Board of Education, an executive session was called for discussion and possible action regarding the appointment of a county superintendent to serve a one to four year term beginning July 1, 2023, and matters related thereto.

    April 6, 2023 

    During a special meeting of the Board of Education, an executive session was called for discussion and possible action regarding the appointment of a county superintendent to serve a one to four year term beginning July 1, 2023, and matters related thereto.
     

    April 3, 2023

    During regular meeting of the Board of Education, an executive session was called for discussion and possible action regarding the appointment of a county superintendent to serve a one to four year term beginning July 1, 2023, and matters related thereto.

    March 25, 2023

    The Berkeley County Board of Education interviews Superintendent candidates. 

    March 12, 2023

    The Berkeley County Board of Education reviews Superintendent applicants' resumes and qualifications. 

    March 3, 2023

    The Superintendent job posting closes, all applications and requested materials are due by 4pm. 

    February 20, 2023

    The Berkeley County Board of Education heard an update on advertisements that have been placed in newspapers, online, education job boards, and email lists. Ads have been placed in West Virginia and six surrounding states. Applications are due Friday, March 3, 2023 to the superintendent search facilitator. 

    February 7, 2023 - February 19, 2023

    Berkeley County Schools Superintendent Search Survey is open to stakeholders.

    February 6, 2023

    The Berkeley County Board of Education moved to approve a contract for Howard M. O'Cull, Ed.D as superintendent search facilitator. 

    The board also approved the notice of position availability. Superintendent search process to begin February 7, 2023  

    January 23, 2023

    Regular Board of Education (BOE) Meeting, January 23, 2023: The Berkeley County Board of Education passed the following three motions relative to conducting a search for a superintendent of schools for a term to be effective July 1, 2023.  

    1. The Berkeley County BOE initiate a Superintendent search for a county Superintendent for a 1-4 year term commencing July 1, 2023.
    2. The Board President appoint a BOE member to recommend a path for the scope of the search subject to the Boards approval and work with the Human Resource Department, specifically Dr. Justin Schooley and the Communications Department, specifically, Elaine Bobo.
    3. Request that Dr. Howard O’Cull, submit a proposal for his services upon the completion of motion #2 and that his proposed contract be included.  

    January 12, 2023 (reconvened 1/18/23)

    The Berkeley County Board of Education heard criteria and options for conducting a superintendent search from former Executive Director of West Virginia School Board Association, Dr. Howard O'Cull and General Counsel, Kim Croyle.

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