Superintendent Not Seeking a New Term
November 11, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Superintendent Not Seeking a NewTerm
Superintendent Dr. Daniel D. Curry formally notified the Board of Education that he does not plan to ask for renewal of his contract as he plans to retire at the end of the 2021-2022 school year. The Superintendent is not required to notify the Board until February before the expiration of his contract however, Dr. Curry informed the Board in September 2021. “I wanted to provide the Board of Education with ample time to plan for the process of selecting a new superintendent”.
Dr. Curry has served as the CCPS Superintendent of Schools for two four-year terms since July 2014. Before his appointment in CCPS, he served 26 years as a school superintendent in West Virginia and Delaware. Dr. Curry was named the 2020 Superintendent of the Year for Maryland.
The Board of Education will now begin the process of how it will proceed and hire a new superintendent. “The Board will begin active recruitment for an independent firm that specializes in educational executive leadership searches. The process will be conducted over the next six to seven months and include a plan for stakeholder input,” President of the Board of Education, Inez Claggett said.