Category Archives: Superintendent Search

New Superintendent Contract

Reprinted from Stan Jester’s post on the Fact Checker blog >> On Thursday May 28, the DeKalb County Board of Education approved an employment contract with Dr. R. Stephen Green as Superintendent of DeKalb County Schools, effective July 1, 2015. … Continue reading

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Floating To The Top

“I pledge my talent, my time and my tenacity,” R. Stephen Green said when named superintendent. He doesn’t predict that his actions as superintendent will change now that he’s signed a contract. Instead, Green said, the permanency of the position … Continue reading

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DEKALB COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION SELECTS NEW SUPERINTENDENT

News Release • 13 May 2015 The DeKalb County School District has a new leader — R. Stephen Green, Ed.D., 61, superintendent of Kansas City Public Schools in Missouri, will become DeKalb’s superintendent on July 1. Dr. Green is credited … Continue reading

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DeKalb schools names superintendent finalist

According to the AJC, our school board plans to announce one finalist for superintendent >> R. Stephen Green, the superintendent of Kansas City Public Schools, is expected to take over the top job for the DeKalb County School District, according … Continue reading

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There is hope that the DeKalb school board may just find that right new leader

We will go out on a limb here and say that we are hopeful. We are hearing that the Board really is interviewing what may be several outstanding candidates for superintendent. We are at a watershed moment, in that this … Continue reading

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