The Dickson County School Board concludes its series of interviews in the search for a new director of schools tonight with Dr. Danny Weeks. After one of the five finalists dropped out, the board will have interviewed four candidates recommended by a screening committee created by the Tennessee School Boards Association. Weeks is currently the assistant director of schools in Robertson County, a position he has held for seven years. Weeks also is one of five finalists in the search for a new director of schools in Robertson County, with interviews scheduled to begin next week. He has spent his entire educational career in the Robertson County school system, starting as a math teacher at Greenbrier High School in 1987. He became an assistant principal at East Robertson High School in 1995 and then principal at White House Elementary School two years later. In 2000, Weeks became part of the Board of Education staff in Robertson County, serving two years as supervisor of student services, three years as supervisor of secondary education and being named assistant director in 2005. During his career, Weeks also has been an adjunct instructor for Austin Peay State University, Argosy University and Union University. A 1983 graduate of Greenbrier High School, Weeks earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education in 1987, a Master of Arts degree in Educational Administration in 1989 and an Educational Specialist degree in 1991, all from Austin Peay State University. In 1994 he received a Doctor of Education degree in Educational Administration from Tennessee State University. He is certified as a School Business Administrator. In his current position with Robertson County, Weeks lists among his duties managing the overall operations of a school system with 11,000 students and 1,300 employees, developing operational policies and procedures, managing budgets and contracts, leading implementation of the new teacher evaluation system and managing employee benefits. “My responsibilities at multiple levels have allowed me to develop a firsthand knowledge of the requirements and challenges of such a position,” Weeks says in the cover letter with his resume submission.