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  • Superintendent Search Community Input Sessions:

    The Watauga County Board of Education invites all members of the public to attend any of the three upcoming public meetings designed to gather input into the superintendent search. Participants will be asked to share their thoughts on the school system's strengths and challenges, as well as the ideal personal and professional characteristics of the next superintendent. Please share the survey link and meeting dates with your parents and other contacts.

    Watauga High School, 7  p.m., Feb. 2, Auditorium

    Cove Creek School, 7 p.m., Feb. 7, Media Center

    Parkway School, 7 p.m., Feb. 14, Media Center 

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  • Superintendent Search Survey

    The Board of Education is seeking input from parents, teachers, and community stakeholders in their search for the next superintendent. This input will help shape the Board’s search process by identifying key superintendent characteristics, qualities, and expectations.  The survey can be found here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JNHGH5Q.  Responses will be collected by the Board's attorneys, will remain anonymous, and will be aggregated for Board review. The survey closes on March 1, 2023.

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  • The Watauga County Board of Education is seeking a superintendent to lead the Watauga County Schools. You can find more information about this position and an online application by clicking here.

    Applications must be received by no later than March 1, 2023. Electronic versions of the application are available by clicking on this link: Application Completed applications should be mailed or emailed to Paula Lovitt at paula@csedlaw.com.

    If you have any questions, please contact John Henning, Board Attorney, Campbell Shatley, PLLC, 674 Merrimon Ave., Ste. 210, Asheville, NC 28804 via email John@csedlaw.com. All applications will be kept confidential. Candidates must be prepared to take office July 1, 2023.

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  • Watauga County Schools is in the process of reviewing its website to ensure compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you have questions or concerns regarding the accessibility of the website or if you are unable to access a page or document on the website, you may contact Watauga County Schools Communications Director Garrett Price via email at priceg@wataugaschools.org or by phone at (828) 264-7190. For more information visit WCS' Accessibility Information Page.