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Sylacauga BOE confirms finalists for next superintendent


SYLACAUGA, Ala. – On Monday, the Sylacauga School Board announced the names of six finalists to replace Dr. Todd Freeman as the next superintendent of Sylacauga City Schools. The announcement was made at a called board meeting by board attorney Brad Proctor of Proctor and Vaughn.

  • Dr. Kim Marie Hendon, Assistant Superintendent/Federal Programs/Curriculum Director, Roanoke City Schools
  • Dr. Matthew W. Hubbard, Executive Director of Supporting Programs, Sylacauga City Schools
  • Dr. Cory S. O’Neal, Principal, Duran Jr. High School, South, Pell City Schools and Adjunct Professor Jacksonville State University
  • Dr. Aimee T. Rainey, Principal, Weeden Elementary School, Florence City Schools
  • Dr. Jon K. Segars, Director of Career and Technical Education, Assistant Principal, Sylacauga High School, Sylacauga City Schools
  • Dr. Daniel J. Steele, Principal, Thompson Sixth Grade Center, Alabaster City Schools

Interviews for each of the finalists will be held during May 7-11. According to SCS, a schedule will be released to the public once interview times are confirmed with the finalists. The interviews will be open to the public.

The Sylacauga BOE made a statement Monday following the finalist announcement:

The Sylacauga Board of Education would like to thank the Sylacauga community for their input in the Superintendent Search Survey conducted earlier this month. A diverse range of stakeholders responded giving the board valuable insight into the community’s expectations for the next superintendent.

Dr. Freeman left SCS last month to accept the position as the superintendent at Vestavia Hills.

The board will announce their selection for superintendent later in May.

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