Education: Three finalists named for Floyd County Schools’ next superintendent; two already part of the administration team.

Education: Three finalists named for Floyd County Schools’ next superintendent; two already part of the administration team.

Dr. April Childers
Dr. Glenn White

The Floyd County Board of Education has named three finalists to success Dr. John Jackson as superintendent of the nearly 10,000-student school system.  Two of the three finalists are from among the internal candidates who sought the post following Jackson’s announced plans to retire next month.

After conducting an extensive search and completing candidate interviews, board members named these final candidates: Dr. April Childers of Rome; Dr. Glenn White of Rome; and Dr. Jeffrey R. Wilson of Cleveland, Ga. (Click each name for a look at his or her resume).

Childers currently serves as deputy superintendent of Floyd County Schools. White, the former principal of Model High, is the director of student services and also serves as president of the Georgia High School Association.

Board Chairman Chip Hood said he felt like they have chosen three great finalists and believes all are fully capable of leading the school system.

Dr. Wilson
Dr. Jeff Wilson

The board intends to make its final selection in approximately three weeks.

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