Five apply for Toledo Public Schools interim superintendent position


Editor's note: This version corrects Douglas Heuer's title to Cleveland Heights-University Heights Schools Superintendent

Five candidates have applied for the interim superintendent position at Toledo Public Schools.

Applicants include TPS Assistant Superintendent Romules Durant; Oregon City School Superintendent Michael Zalar; Xenia Community Schools Superintendent Deborah Piotrowski, who was a finalist for the Rossford schools superintendent position; Cleveland Heights-University Heights Schools Superintendent Douglas Heuer, and Catherine Smith of Toledo.

The Toledo Board of Education opened up applications March 1 to replace departing Superintendent Jerome Pecko, whose contract expires July 31. The application deadline was 4:30 p.m. today.

The board will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday to consider the applications.