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Application Period for CMS Superintendent Opens

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education announced that applications for a new superintendent are now being accepted. The deadline for applications is March 30, 2023.  
“This is an important date in our search process as we begin receiving applications,” said Superintendent Search Committee Chair Summer Nunn. “We’ve been very pleased with the enormous interest thus far and expect to have a great applicant pool.”  
The Board of Education has contracted with BWP & Associates to recruit and hire a new superintendent. Individuals who wish to be considered for this position should apply at All applications must include a cover letter, a current resume, and four letters of reference/ recommendation with current contact information. 
The Board seeks an experienced Superintendent who is familiar with CMS schools’ successes and challenges. The Superintendent must have a strong belief in the innate talent of every student and demonstrate an unrelenting pursuit in closing opportunity and achievement gaps that exist between students. The successful candidate must be committed to uplifting student voice, bringing families into decision-making, and supporting educators, administrators, teachers, and all school staff in the success of our students. The Board seeks a candidate who has a solid foundation in instruction and how students learn, as well as a belief that learning does not happen in a vacuum and is most effective when students feel supported and have access to services that prioritize their physical and mental health. Ideally, candidates will also have demonstrated experience leading and supporting a large, diverse, and distributed workforce with a keen understanding of the need to foster a positive and inclusive culture to advance student and staff success. Candidates must have demonstrated experience improving outcomes and closing opportunity gaps for students of color, multilingual learners, students with disabilities, and students of diverse socio-economic backgrounds. The Board operates under a Student Outcomes Focused Governance framework.