Invitation to Apply: Superintendent of Schools

  • The Berkeley County Board of Education (BOE) has commenced a search for a Superintendent of Schools. The BOE will coordinate the search process over the next few months and invites interested applicants to review the following notice of qualifications and application information. 

    As a school district boasting a diverse student population recognized statewide for great success in academics, the arts and athletics, the BOE seeks its next leader and invites you to learn more.

    Full Notice of Position Availability

Criteria of West Virginia Code §18-4-2

  • An applicant must satisfy the Berkeley County Board of Education that, if appointed, he or she will comply with the qualification criteria of West Virginia Code §18-4-2 before entering into the duties of superintendent on July 1, 2023.  The §18-4-2 electronic link is: County Superintendent of Schools Qualifications

    The above-stated statutory qualifications are minimum qualifications.  Consideration shall be afforded to applicants who possess qualifications that meet and exceed the minimum requirements for the position.


Application Procedure

  • (a) Provide the following documents via email to the Superintendent Search Facilitator: 

    1. A letter expressing interest in the position
    2. Contact information from three references
    3. A current résumé or curriculum vita  

    Forward documents in PDF to:

    Note: This is a dedicated email established for search applications and for comments or questions regarding the search. 

    (b)    DEADLINE: Deadline for receipt of documents relative to the Berkeley County Superintendent Search position is 4:00 p.m., March 3, 2023.  Unless the Berkeley County Board of Education determines otherwise, the deadline for submitting superintendent search documents will not be extended. 


     Applicants will be notified when documents have been received in electronic format.    

     Questions regarding the search process should be forwarded to  


Facilitator's Role, Contacting of Members and Release of Information

students standing in front of building with books and backpacks


  • Deadline for receipt of letter of interest in position, three references, and résumé is 4 p.m. March 3, 2023. 

    Accordingly, all documents must be received electronically by that date. Unless the Berkeley County Board of Education determines otherwise the deadline for submitting superintendent search documents will not be extended.

General Questions

  • No person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any educational program, activity, or employment available in any school on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, sex, religion, political belief, age, national origin, linguistic and language differences, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, socioeconomic status, height, weight, marital or familial status, disability or veteran status. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries and questions regarding the application of nondiscrimination policies:

    Title IX/Gender/Sexual Harassment Title IX Coordinator Elice Gregory, Assistant Director of Student Support Services 1453 Winchester Avenue Martinsburg, West Virginia  25405 (304) 267-3500 emgregor@k12.wv.usEmployees/Employment Dr. Justin Schooley, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources 1453 Winchester Avenue Martinsburg, West Virginia  25405 (304) 267-3500 jschoole@k12.wv.usStudents/Educational Programs Dr. Jessica Alfonso,Assistant Superintendent of Equity and Inclusion 1453 Winchester Avenue Martinsburg, West Virginia  25405 (304) 267-3500 jalfonso@k12.wv.usSection 504 504 Coordinator Kelli Duranko, Coordinator of Special Education 401 South Queen Street Martinsburg, West Virginia 25401 (304) 264-5055 Philadelphia Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East, Suite 515 Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323 (215) 656-8541