The search for a Gloucester County Public School System superintendent has yielded 21 candidates, 11 of whom are from outside of Virginia.
The Virginia School Boards Association reported to the Gloucester School Board that 31 inquiries were received. Of the 21 full applications to replace retiring Superintendent Ben Kiser, nine are current or former superintendents.
The experience of the other candidates includes five assistant or deputy superintendents, five central office administrators, one principal or building level administrator and one in the "other" category, according to information provided by Gloucester School Board Chairman Randy Burak.
The candidates include 14 men and seven women. In addition to the 10 Virginia candidates, applicants hail from Alabama, Colorado, Iowa, George, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Kansas and Maryland.
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