CLEVELAND (WJW) – The Cleveland Board of Education gave an update on its search for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s next CEO.

The board is preparing for finalist interviews in late April. They plan on creating several interview panels that will include students, parents, teachers, union leadership and community partners.

The board plans on livestreaming portions of those interviews.

Nominations for potential participation on interview panels will open Wednesday.

Last year, CEO Eric Gordon announced that he will be stepping down at the end of this school year.

The Cleveland Board of Education and Mayor Justin Bibb will eventually select the new CEO. Cleveland Metropolitan Schools and the human resources department won’t play a part in that decision.

Learn more about the CEO search right here.