AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECalifornia’s bungled $1 billion accounting system Aguilar said his company will screen the applicants and check references before coming up with a recommended list of semifinalists. The board interviews are expected to take place by late November or early December, district officials said. Open-mindedness, good communication skills, and an ability to work with a diverse community were some of the attributes desired in a new superintendent, according to input taken at a community forum. The person should have experience working as an administrator and teacher in a large district, and being able to speak Spanish also would be good, residents said at the forum. [email protected] PALMDALE – Fifteen people have applied for the post of superintendent of the Palmdale School District. The majority work in California as superintendents, associate or assistant superintendents, or directors, consultant Robert Aguilar said. Palmdale is seeking to replace former Superintendent Jack Gyves, who retired at the end of June. The deadline to apply was Friday. Aguilar is chief executive officer and president of International Group Education Services, a consultant search company the district hired to help select a new top administrator. (661) 267-5744160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!