Early Voting Schedule for November 3, 2020 ; Sample Ballots for November 3, 2020 Election; Calendar of Events; Other Links. If we wait until the new board is elected and seated it would amount to almost one full year with no permanent leadership in place.”, “I would however, advise the current board to look outside the county and state for our next superintendent. In 2012, Barack Obama (D) won 40 out of 120 state House districts in North Carolina with an average margin of victory of 38.3 points. School board candidate Yvonne Marlowe did not respond to our emails and phone calls requesting a comment. You have reached the election results for the November 3, 2020 General Election in Johnston County, North Carolina. Searching and finding a Superintendent now will create calmness, trust and focus across the entire system, which is what JCPS needs.”, Melynda Slay A strong superintendent is vital to the future success of the school system. Though I am not in agreement with many things or the manner in which things have been and continue to be handled by this board, I am comfortable with the stated process for filling this position. Click here to contact our editorial staff, and click here to report an error. This is the last group that should have received news like that. They will replace outgoing board members Marci Cordaro, Mark Toebben, and Brad Ortmeier. We need to be patient and careful until the next man is hired.”, Kelly OHanlon-Peedin I have heard this critique directly from teachers.”, “The next superintendent absolutely must come from outside Johnston County Public Schools. The first unofficial partial result summary is usually posted to the web by 7:30 p.m. I do believe some mistakes have been made by our current school board, but I also believe they all stepped into this role because they care. It is scheduled to take place before the board meeting begins. If we need to have an interim superintendent lead us through June 2021, I’d be OK with that. Under normal circumstances, I would say the board should proceed with the hiring process, even in an election year with four seats being contested. Click [show] to expand the table. “If we wait until after the elections to hire a new superintendent, that will leave us operating with an interim superintendent for another school year. View all candidate profiles/bios here. With Ed Croom, the prior superintendent we paid him $400,000 to walk out the door. Four seats on the Johnston County Schools school board in North Carolina were up for general election on November 3, 2020.A primary was scheduled for March 3, 2020. The longer this instability persists, the greater the chance some of best teachers will turn to Wake County Schools.”, Ronald Johnson (incumbent) Number of voting machines reporting results Number of candidates and contests on the ballot. A * denotes board winners. There is a crowded field of candidates for the Johnston County School Board. [6], The following table details results of the 2012 and 2016 presidential elections by state House districts in North Carolina. Ballotpedia provides in-depth coverage of school board elections in America's largest school districts by enrollmentBallotpedia covers the 200 largest school districts by enrollment based on data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). These unofficial precinct results are available as soon as they are reported by the precinct to the Elections Office, and before the countywide results are on the State website. “The BOE has shared the process it has implemented to fill the vacant Superintendent position for JCPS. Six of 100 North Carolina counties—6 percent—are Pivot Counties. “There are many reasons the Board of Education (BOE) should be looking to hire an INTERIM superintendent for our school system. All statements made in this section refer to that school year. North Carolina school board elections, 2020, Presidential results by legislative district. There is a huge void in the budget and we’re not doing what we should with taxpayers money. I’m afraid with all the negativity associated with the school board and school system the best candidates for the superintendent job will not apply. In North Carolina, more students took the ACT than the SAT in 2013, earning an average ACT score of 18.7. I worry that if we wait, good teachers who were sadly informed recently about the possibility of reductions in force may currently be searching for stability and employment elsewhere. Among the system’s many problems is that people in Central Office who haven’t been teaching for many years are almost completely responsible for developing curriculum. The idea that they will be signing on the highest paid school administrator for what I have been told would be four to five year contract may not be a wise decision. This hire must be the perfect person or taxpayers will be “soaked” again to buyout a contract to try to ‘turn the system around’.”, “Having served on the BOE before and having gone through two superintendent searches, I can say, without reservation, that you will get applicants, but would you really hire them? The National Center for Education Statistics provides state-by-state data on student achievement levels in mathematics and reading in the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). We spent $600,000 on Renfrow.