Superintendent Phil Hammonds

Business & Education
10:30 am
Sun September 30, 2012

Jefferson Co. May Select New Superintendent Monday

Jefferson County Superintendent Phil Hammonds is retiring when his contract expires in February.
Birmingham News file

A new superintendent could be picked for Jefferson County next week.

The county's Board of Education plans to meet Monday morning to discuss which person it should select among the five candidates who were recently interviewed.

The Birmingham News ( ) reports that the board received a total of 24 applicants from 15 states. Officials have aimed to have the new superintendent in place by Jan. 2. The current superintendent, Phil Hammonds, will retire early next year.

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