Frederick Heid Will Be the Next Polk Schools Superintendent

The new superintendent of Polk County Public Schools will be Frederick Heid, School Board members decided Tuesday. The 50-year-old USF grad is currently superintendent in Algonquin, Ill., and previously served as a teacher in Sarasota, principal in Orange County and administrator in Jacksonville, Fox 13 News reports. ALSO: The Ledger | 10 Tampa Bay | Watch video of Heid’s interview and read his application