Meet Polk County School District’s new superintendent

graphic for the super search
Graphic via Polk County Public Schools

After a busy week of public appearances + virtual Q+A sessions, Frederick R. Heid has been appointed as Polk County Public Schools’ Superintendent

Photo of Superintendent Heid
Frederick R. Heid, photo via Polk County Public Schools

Polk County’s “Super Search” was a months-long process in which candidates were selected, finalists were named, and an in-depth search was conducted in an effort to fill the spot’s vacancy.

Frederick previously served Algonquin County in his role of superintendent for the Community Unit School District. Currently, Frederick is earning his Doctoral degree in Education from Aurora University

You can read about Frederick’s philosophy on education, as well as answers to other questions, here.