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Sarasota County Schools has announced that it seeking a new superintendent to lead the school district. This person will take over for acting superintendent Mitsi Corcoran, who replaced former superintendent Tom Bowden after Bowden stepped down over his handling of sexual harassment claims. The school board says it intends to fill the position before the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year. Qualifications for the position include a master’s degree required from an accredited institution (doctorate preferred); 10 years of educational, or equivalent business or governmental, experience with at least 5 or more years in an executive leadership position; associate superintendent or equivalent experience (preferred); Florida experience (preferred). The formal process for applying is forthcoming; for more information, interested parties can contact the Florida School Boards Association team.

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