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Lee County Schools Interim Superintendent finalists

School board to make decision Monday
Lee county school district
Posted at 12:30 PM, Jun 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-08 08:10:54-04

FORT MYERS, Fla — The Lee County School Board is scheduled to name an interim superintendent at it's meeting on June 14.

Board members interviewed the final two candidates, Dr. Vickie Cartwright and Dr. Ken Savage, Monday morning.

Dr. Cartwright is a superintendent in Wisconsin. She also has education experience in Florida, she was an associate principal in Orlando. You can read her resume and her letter to the school board here.

Dr. Savage is the current Chief Operations Officer with the Lee County School District. Prior to that, he worked with the Florida Department of Education. You can read his resume and cover letter to the school board here.

The person who gets the job will be given a six month contract, while the school board does a nationwide search to find the permanent candidate. The interim superintendent will not be eligible for that job. The salary will be at the rate of $209,000/year.

There are a number of requirements and job descriptions listed here.

The district is working to replace Dr. Greg Adkins, who will retire at the end of the month.