Mosely chosen as finalist for DCSS superintendentPublished 8:26pm Friday, March 21, 2014
Decatur County commissioner Dr. Butch Mosely has been selected as one of two finalists for the permanent position of Dougherty County superintendent.
The other candidate being considered for the position is current Colquitt County superintendent Samuel DePaul.
Mosely has been the Dougherty County School System’s interim superintendent since January 2013.
Dougherty County has been without a superintended since Joshua Murfree stepped down from the position in December 2012.
Mosely has helped set the Dougherty County School System on a positive track during his time as interim superintendent.
“When you have such good people around to work with, it’s an awesome job,” Mosely said. “My team is hardworking and driven, and we know how to get work done.”
Mosely has been outspoken about wanting to be hired as superintendent since Dougherty County announced their search process.
Although he did not submit an official application, Mosely said he would fill the position if he were offered the job.
Out of 24 applications, DePaul was the only candidate interviewed for the position.
Mosely has worked in education for all his life. Before being named as Decatur County superintendent in 1985, Mosely held positions as a teacher, assistant principal and principal