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The Search for the Next Superintendent of BCPS is Officially Underway

The Search for the Next Superintendent of BCPS is Officially Underway
Broward County School Board Launches National Search 

The School Board of Broward County, Florida has launched a national search for a permanent superintendent and hired an independent search firm, McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C, to coordinate the search. The School Board is seeking a highly qualified visionary superintendent to lead the District and serve as a student-oriented, transformational leader, who will successfullyaddress concerns and issues communicated by the entire school community and residents throughout the county. 

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the second-largest schoolsystem in the state and the sixth largest in the country, with over 250,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade. The District’s vision is to educate today’s students to succeed in tomorrow’s world. BCPS is committed to educating all students to reach their highest potential. 

The successful candidate must have the background, skills and abilities essential for excellence in educational leadership, including being goal oriented, data driven and able to instill a culture of accountability throughout the District. Experience as a superintendent or a central office leadership position in a diverse, suburban/urban similarly sized district is desired. A master’s degree is required, and doctorate degree preferred, along with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in a senior leadership position in education or a large organization. Bilingual skills are also a plus. 

Once applications are reviewed and preliminary interviews are conducted by McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., the top candidates will be presented to the School Board for consideration. Interviewed candidates are chosen solely by the School Board. Applicant names, resumes and submitted applications are subject to Florida’s public records laws.  

The deadline to apply is April 27, 2023. Apply online at Questions should be directed to McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., 11725 Arbor Street, Suite 220, Omaha, NE 68144. for more information.  



“Educating all students to reach their highest potential.” 
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest school district in the nation and the second largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962, serving more than 256,000 students and approximately 110,000 adult learners in 240 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 90 charter schools. BCPS supports a diverse student population representing 170 different countries and speaking 147 languages. To connect with BCPS, visit, follow us on Twitter @browardschools, on Facebook at, and download the free BCPS mobile app.