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Superintendent search final phase: Theodis Lamar Goree

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Caddo's search for a new school superintendent enters its final phase. On Tuesday, the first of three finalists for the job was put to the test.

Theodis Lamar Goree went before the press and a packed school board room, during a session with the public.The Shreveport native currently serves as Area Superintendent with the Mansfield, Texas ISD and oversees 33,000 students. That's where he also worked as a principal.

Goree received his Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies in July 2013.
He firmly believes that every child can learn and can be successful. "I am interviewing for my dream job.  I mean and I really do believe that every child.  All 41,000 of them should have that opportunity. I started in the exact seat that they are sitting in.  I want to make sure that they all have that opportunity," Goree said..

Before working with the Mansfield ISD, Goree worked in Fort Worth as a principal and assistant principal.He also spent time in the classroom as a math teacher in Fort Worth and Marietta, Georia.

On October 23rd it will beTerrence Brown, of Memphis, Tennessee opportunity to speak with the community. Timothy Magner, Shreveport, will make his case on Thursday, October 24th.  
The Caddo Parish School board meets Friday at 4 p.m. for a vote and possible selection of the next superintendent.

 

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