Community input survey open for Wicomico Co. Schools Superintendent finalists

Wicomico County Public Schools

WICOMICO CO., Md. – The local community will have the chance to provide input on the three finalists for Wicomico County’s Superintendent of Schools.

Community members can vote from May 5th through the 12th, and the Maryland Association of Boards of Education will collect the survey input once it closes and will provide all input to the Wicomico County Board of Education. The Board’s goal is to appoint the new Superintendent of Schools by late May or early June, and the new superintendent would start work on July 1, 2022.

The three finalists are as follows:

  • Dr. Frederick L. Briggs, Chief Academic Officer, Wicomico County Public Schools: Dr. Briggs has served as the school system’s Chief Academic Officer since 2017, and prior to that was the principal of James M. Bennett High, Mardela Middle and High, and Bennett Middle. He has also been an assistant principal, dean of students, math teacher and coach, all at Wicomico High.
  • Dr. Eric L. Minus, Executive Director, Secondary Schools, Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) in 2022, and prior to that the BCPS Executive Director, Research and Data Analytics (2020-2022): Dr. Minus served in executive leadership positions in Montgomery County Public Schools and Howard County Public Schools. He has served as a middle and high school principal and began his education career as a secondary science teacher in Newport News, Va. Public Schools.
  • Dr. Micah C. Stauffer, Chief Finance and Operations Officer, Wicomico County Public Schools: Dr. Stauffer has served as the school system’s Chief Finance and Operations Officer since 2019, and prior to that was the Director of Secondary Education (2014-2019). He has served as principal of Parkside High and Mardela Middle and High, and assistant principal of Mardela Middle and High and Wicomico Middle. He taught science and coached at Parkside High.

Bios and video interviews for the three finalists can be found here.

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