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District Presents Superintendent Candidate Panel Interviews and Community Question & Answer Session – July 1

SARASOTA COUNTY, June 26, 2020 – The School Board of Sarasota County has selected five finalists to advance to the next phase of the Superintendent Search process. The finalists for Superintendent are:

  • #7 – Brennan Asplen
  • #11 – Peter Licata
  • #23 – Keith Oswald
  • #26 – Gonzalo LaCava
  • #31 – Marie Izquierdo

Information about each candidate — including their full application and responses to initial School Board questions (in written and video format) — can be found at The next phase of their interview process starts on Wednesday, July 1. Make sure to tune in to our Education Channel or YouTube channel for these can’t-miss events:

  • 8:00 AM – Panel interviews with the Sarasota County School Board
  • 6:30 PM – Superintendent Finalist Community Question & Answer Session

Each candidate will have their own panel interview with all five Sarasota County School Board members. While one candidate is interviewing before the Board, each of the other candidates will be on their own special behind-the-scenes tour of our amazing district! Community members will be able to submit questions for the candidates all day on July 1 via the school district’s website.

Beginning at 6:30, we’ll be broadcasting the first-ever Sarasota County Schools Virtual Superintendent Finalist Community Question & Answer session, where your questions from the day will be answered by each candidate LIVE. We hope you’ll join us on our Education Channel or YouTube channel!