Timeline of superintendent search process

April 22, 2019 - Board Meeting
The Board selected Northwest Leadership Associates to help conduct a search for a new Superintendent.

May 24, 2019 - Special Board Meeting
Northwest Leadership Associates presented the search process and timeline.

September 9, 2019 - Community Survey
Northwest Leadership Associates launched the Superintendent Search Survey, which is available through January 3, 2020 on the Superintendent Search webpage.

September 17 & 18, 2019 - Focus Groups
In addition to meeting with various groups, search firm Northwest Leadership Associates will be holding open Focus Group conversations with the community as follows:

Everyone is welcome to attend a community focus group.

September 20, 2019 – Special Board Meeting
Northwest Leadership Associates will present a summary report of the results from the focus groups.


October 1, 2019 - Recruitment begins


October 3, 2019 - Vacancy announced


November 18, 2019 - Regular Board Meeting (open to the public)

Northwest Leadership Associates will present a mid-search report to the board


January 3, 2020 - Application deadline


January 13, 2020 - Special Board Meeting Executive Session (closed to the public)
Northwest Leadership Associates will work with the board in selecting candidates to be invited for preliminary interviews.

Saturday, January 25, 2020 - Preliminary Interviews (open to the public)

          8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Ferrucci Junior High Commons (break 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.)

Audience feedback forms will be available. Following the interviews, the board will meet in Executive Session to determine the three finalists for the position. 


January 28, 29 & 30, 2020 - The three finalists will visit schools and attend various meetings. Each candidate will participate in a community forum which the public is invited to attend. Audience feedback forms will be available. The board will then meet in Executive Session with each candidate for final interviews. One candidate is featured each day. 

          6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Community Forum - Ballou Junior High Commons


January 31, 2020 - Possible announcement of successful candidate.


February 3, 2020 - Contract to be offered at the regular board meeting.


July 1, 2020 - Selected superintendent assumes position.