The School Board will interview the finalists , Jerry Copeland
of Titusville, Pam Saylor Lannon of Fort Pierce, Earl Lennard of Riverview and Duncan "Pat" Pritchett of Fort Pierce , Wednesday during a public meeting that begins at 1 p.m.
...Copeland, 62, is the president of Educational Management Services Inc., which recently completed a job description and salary survey for the district.Copeland
inquired about the interim superintendent job Tuesday, when he
presented the survey to the board. Although Copeland had never been a superintendent, he was the assistant superintendent of human resources for Brevard County Schools. He said his experience in education administration would bring some stability to the schools system so that when a new superintendent is hired "they can hit the ground running."
didn't mind a divided board either.His
consulting firm, which opened in 1995, has worked with many school districts, he
"I've worked with just about every type of board and found every type of relationship between a board and superintendent that could exist," he