Renee Foose

Shine some light [Editorial]

Shine some light [Editorial]

Choosing a new superintendent of Harford County Public Schools isn’t done that often.

And when a superintendent is chosen, rarely are the same individuals serving as part of the Harford County Board of Education for the selection of more than one. For many school board members, it’s likely they haven’t been involved in hiring anyone, yet alone anyone to fill a job as vital as superintendent of Harford County Public Schools.

There’s no easy step-by-step process to find the right person from among the applicants to be the CEO of the county’s public schools, leading an organization with more than 37,000 students, 5,000 employees, 50 locations and an annual budget of more than...