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Lowndes County Board of Education

The Lowndes County Board of Education, Valdosta, Georgia, is seeking a new superintendent.  The system enrollment is 10,250 (PK-12) with eleven schools.  King-Cooper and Associates will assist the Board of Education with the search for the new superintendent.  Interested applicants should contact Dr. John Lairsey (912-276-0673) or Frank King (770-468-2021) or visit


Completed application packages for this position must be received by the close of the business day Monday, November 6, 2023.  The application materials should be emailed to the following address:



For an application package to be considered, it must include the following documents:


  • Formal letter of application

  • A copy of a current resume

  • A copy of the Georgia leadership certificate (Required only for Georgia candidates)

  • A list of four references to include names, addresses, and two telephone numbers (office or home and cell).

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Hold or be eligible for a Georgia Leadership Certificate at the L-6 level. Georgia certification information is available from the Division of Certification, Georgia Professional Standards Commission, 200 Piedmont Ave., Suite 1702, Atlanta, GA 30334; 800-869-7775 or

  • Of good moral character; not convicted of any crime involving moral turpitude, as required by GA law; possession of high standards of ethical and moral conduct and that s/he promote the success of all students by adhering to ethical principles and professional norms.

  • Has no immediate family members serving on the Lowndes County Board of Education or employed as an administrator in the school district after July 1, 2009, as required by GA law.

  • Experience as an administrator at the school or central office level.



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