From the InBox:
The Harris County Department of Education (HCDE) Board of Trustees with assistance from the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Executive Search Services has begun work to select a new superintendent for HCDE. As a part of that process, the TASB search consultant would like to meet with various groups to begin developing the qualifications and characteristics of the ideal superintendent for Harris County Department of Education.
To provide residents and employees an opportunity to offer their input, a number of meetings are being scheduled. We would appreciate you joining other members of the community at the place and time shown below in order to record the group’s response to a number of questions regarding the ideal superintendent:
Date: August 7, 2014
Time: 4:15-5:00 p.m.
Place: Harris County Department of Education
Houston, Texas 77022 (click here for map)
Room 503 (Located on the 5th floor of the Parking Garage)
Visit our website to learn more about HCDE. To see an estimated cost of HCDE services to Harris County School Districts and charter schools for the 2012-2013 school year, then please visit the following link:
In the event you are unable to attend this session, please visit the following link to offer your input: https:\\texas.executivesearchservices.com\applicant\public\SearchSurvey.aspx?searchid=283
Your attendance and comments are greatly appreciated. The meeting is expected to last approximately one hour. If you have questions, please feel free to contact Celes Harris at 713-696-8280.
HCDE Board President
Recall that in the June board meeting, the board accepted Superintendent John Sawyer’s resignation. This meeting is yet another indication of the HCDE Board’s willingness to be completely transparent in their activities. Kudos to each of the board members for this opportunity.