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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

DOE Press Office
(850) 245-0413

Florida Board of Education Extends Deadline in Commissioner Search

Tallahassee, Fla., September 25, 2012 - The Florida State Board of Education today unanimously voted in favor of extending the application deadline for the position of Commissioner of Education.

The newly-approved timeline is below.

  • November 30, 2012 - Deadline for applicants.
  • December 1, 2012 - Ray & Associates will contact State Board members individually to discuss finalist recommendations. All activities previously scheduled to begin on October 2, 2012, will begin on December 1, 2012.
  • December 4, 2012 - Finalist names will be made public.
  • The activities scheduled for October 9, 2012, shall begin on December 9, 2012.
  • December 11, 2012 - Finalists will be interviewed by the State Board in a public meeting in Tampa.
  • December 12, 2012 - State Board will vote to choose the next commissioner.

For more information, visit the State Board of Education.