Board taps Collier as superintendent

Superintendent receives unanimous support from board; board tables paying the bills

After a unanimous vote of approval from the Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education last Thursday, Interim Superintendent Michele Collier will now serve as the school system's superintendent. Board attorney Broox Garrett said that Collier's was the one application submitted for the position of superintendent.

Following the recent non-renewal and subsequent $90,000 buy-out of former Superintendent Michele McClung's remaining contract in mid-December 2023, Collier, who had served under McClung as assistant superintendent, was named interim superintendent at the board's monthly meeting on Jan....