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More on the top contenders for Buffalo Public Schools' deputy superintendent

As noted in today's story, Interim Superintendent Donald Ogilvie intends put forth the names of only internal district candidates for deputy superintendent, with the understanding that whoever is selected as deputy superintendent may become superintendent after Ogilvie leaves office at the end of June. Both Will Keresztes and James Weimer are considered front-runners for the job.

Weimer, principal of the Emerson School of Hospitality, is the favored candidate of the board majority. He's had a successful history as principal of Emerson, a school in high demand. He has no central administration experience, though this is considered a positive, not a negative, by the board majority. This is his resume: Weimer-resume

Keresztes, associate superintendent for student support services, has previously served as interim deputy superintendent prior to Ogilvie's appointment last July. His district career has not been without blemishes, but he is credited with making some immediate changes in the aftermath of Superintendent Pamela Brown's departure. Here's his resume: Keresztes resume

Genelle Morris, assistant superintendent of accountability, is well regarded but less experienced and considered a long shot for the job. Here's her resume: Genelle Morris resume

Of the three candidates, Keresztes is the only one, so far, speaking publicly about his interest and qualifications for the deputy superintendent position. He has released a 24-page "Deputy Superintendent Entry Plan" outlining his leadership strategy should he get attain the position. It is posted here: Keresztes Entry Plan

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