Entering the next phase of its months-long, nationwide search for a new superintendent of New Orleans public schools, the Orleans Parish School Board has extended interview offers to 15 candidates, public records released late Tuesday show.
The board’s interviews will be Thursday and Friday.
The candidates are:
Current NOLA Public Schools Superintendent Henderson Lewis Jr. is leaving the position in June after a run of more than seven years, during which he oversaw the return of schools from state to local oversight and the formation of the only all-charter system in the U.S. The School Board has said they hope to have the new superintendent hired by April so the two can overlap.