Corey Smart appointed Douglas County Faculty District Superintendent


The DCSD Board of Schooling voted 5-2 to decide on Corey Smart for the Superintendent of Faculties.

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colorado – The Douglas County Faculty District Faculty Board (DCSD) chosen Mr. Corey Smart as the subsequent superintendent in a 5-2 vote on Tuesday evening.

Smart was chosen from a pool of over 100 potential candidates and a pool of 4 finalists to guide the district’s 63,000 college students and eight,300 workers.

Smart is presently appearing superintendent of DCSD and is serving his twenty fifth 12 months within the district.

> Video above: Corey Smart selected Performing Superintendent in October 2020.

Smart labored as a instructor at Chaparral Excessive Faculty and Ponderosa Excessive Faculty. He was additionally assistant principal at Chaparral and founding principal of Legend Excessive Faculty.

“The choice of the superintendent is without doubt one of the most essential selections a board could make,” stated DCSD board chair David Ray. “It was a privilege to satisfy so many extremely certified individuals who acknowledged the valuable alternative to guide an unimaginable district like DCSD. The board is delighted to proceed to work with Mr. Smart to guide our district to a good higher place for all of our college students.

Smart lives in Parker along with his spouse and two kids.

“I really like Douglas County,” Smart stated in October. “I admire and admire all the individuals who make up the Douglas County Faculty District. We’ll work exhausting to proceed to make ourselves higher, to make the required voices heard, to hearken to them and to carry the group collectively to search out methods to make the college district stronger. It is not a query of the previous, it isn’t now, it is actually what we will do to maneuver ahead.

Smart, Samuel Jarman, Dr Christopher Web page and Dr Mary Younger have been the 4 finalists introduced for the DCSD Superintendent place earlier this month. The DCSD Schooling Council labored with the Frederick Andrews analysis agency in its choice course of.

Former DCSD superintendent Dr. Thomas Tucker resigned his put up at a particular training board assembly in September 2020. The board voted unanimously to simply accept Tucker’s resignation. Previous to his resignation, Tucker had been positioned on paid administrative go away amid an investigation into “allegations of improper conduct”.

DCSD introduced on October 8 that Smart had been chosen to turn out to be the appearing district superintendent.

The primary single finalist for the appearing superintendent, Dr Damon Brown, withdrew his identify from consideration a day after the board introduced he had been chosen.

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