Alphabetasaurus, a Creative Commons Attribution (2.0) image from Cam Miller’s photostream

With the departure of current Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Linda Lane set for June, the search is on for the right person to fill this vital role. The board of Pittsburgh Public Schools is using the month of January to gather community input on what constituents want to see in the next superintendent. They have a variety of ways that you can voice your opinions, including holding public forums. The forums are for everyone–community members, students, parents, teachers, administrators, elected officials, business partners, foundations, etc.


school bus, a Creative Commons Attribution (2.0) image from Via Tsuji’s photostream

Sign-ups for the forums begin at 5:00 PM and close shortly after 6:00 PM. The forums are held from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Each person has three minutes to speak. Here are the dates for the remaining forums:

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Oliver Citywide Academy
2323 Brighton Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Brashear High School
590 Crane Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15216

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Carrick High School
125 Parkfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210

Monday, January 25, 2016
Board of Education Administration Building Public Session
341 S. Bellefield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Note: This is the Board’s regular public hearing and will
follow public hearing sign-up procedures and rules.)

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Langley K-8
2940 Sheraden Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15204

Thursday,January 28, 2016
University Preparatory School at Margaret Milliones 6-12
3117 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Can’t make it to a forum? Here are some additional ways you can give your input: