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Collier County narrows superintendent search down to two

Collier County Schools
Posted at 1:38 PM, Apr 05, 2023

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. — The Collier County School Board has chosen two finalists for the superintendent position.

A total of 45 applications were received for the position, including one for Interim Superintendent Leslie Ricciardelli.
Former superintendent Kamela Patton, who was set to retire at the end of the 2022-23 school year, signed a mutual transition agreement with the school board in December.

The board narrowed down the candidates, and then conduct a second interview at a special board meeting on April 26.

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The superintendent is scheduled to be appointed at the regular school board meeting at 4:30 p.m. on May 9.