Dr. Peter Licata, Palm Beach County educator, interviews as finalist for Broward County superintendent job

Final vote expected Thursday
Dr. Peter Licata
Posted at 8:01 PM, Jun 14, 2023
and last updated 2023-06-14 22:15:12-04

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The three finalists for superintendent of Broward County Public Schools, including an administrator in Palm Beach County, enter the last day of interviews Thursday with a decision expected later in the day.

Dr. Peter Licata, the Palm Beach County district's regional superintendent, overseeing 59 schools on the southern end of the county, will interview at 10:45 a.m.

The other finalists are Dr. Sito Narcisse, the superintendent for the East Baton Rouge Parish School System in Louisiana, and Luis Solano, deputy superintendent and chief operating officer for Detroit public schools.

Narcisse will interview at 9 a.m. and Solano at 12:30 p.m.

The candidates participated in interviews Wednesday.

The finalists were named late last month.

During a Special School Board Meeting, each candidate separately will be interviewed by School Board members. Following the interviews, the board will welcome comments from the public, at approximately 2 p.m., before taking a final vote.

Valerie Wanza, the acting chief of staff for Broward County Public Schools, didn't make the final cut.