Looks like Harford County Public Schools will announce their new superintendent this afternoon


    Today’s the day we’ll find out which of the four candidates the Harford County Public Schools chose to replace the late Superintendent Jacqueline Haas. The Dagger Press is reporting that the district plans to send out a press release announcing the new superintendent early this afternoon. A press conference is scheduled for 4 p.m. at the A.A. Roberty Building – Board Room, 102 S. Hickory Avenue, Bel Air, where Board of  Education President Patrick L. Hess is to introduce the new superintendent, who will be on hand to take questions from the media.

    Click here to read more about the announcement in The Dagger Press.

    The candidates include:

    Dr. Carl Roberts, 63, retired from his position as superintendent of the approximately 16,300-student Cecil County school district last July.

    Dr. Robert Tomback, 58, is one of five Area Assistant Superintendents for Baltimore County schools.
    (Overseeing 25,000 students) (Click here to read an interview The Dagger Press had with Tomback)

    Dr. Raymond Bryant, 58, was superintendent of Elmira (N.Y.) City Schools (7,140 students) until he resigned in March. (Click here to read an interview The Dagger Press had with Bryant.)

    Dr. Franklin Till, Jr., 62, was superintendent of Broward County, Fla. schools (255,000 students) until his school board decided to buy out his contract in 2006, according to a story in The Aegis.

    Click here for a previous BANV post on the candidates.

    Click here for the information the Harford County schools released on the candidates.

    Dr. Tomback has the lead in BANV’s very unscientific poll of a handful of readers.