On Wednesday, Sept. 6, the Board of Education passed a contract for Ray and Associates, a school executive search firm, to begin the new superintendent search process. The estimated search cost is $36,800. This amount does not include estimated advertising or candidate expenses for interviews.
Here's an overview of what's happened regarding the superintendent search to date. On Monday, Aug. 7, the Board of Education voted on a recommendation to reissue the request for proposal for a new superintendent search firm. The Superintendent Search Committee recommended reissuing the request for proposal (RFP) for superintendent search consulting services on Aug. 8 with a close date of Aug. 15. On Monday, Aug. 21 the Board of Education voted to authorize the Superintendent Search Committee (Snow, Goding, Holman, Perlman and Casady as alternate) to enter into contract negotiations with Ray and Associates.
The role of the superintendent search committee is to create a framework for the superintendent search, guide the process and bring recommendations to the board. Committee members meet every Thursday to discuss the timeline and search process. Mr. Evans will continue to serve as Superintendent for the 2017-18 school year (July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018).
Following each Board of Education meeting, the Office of District Communications recaps the board meeting in the Board Digest. Click here to see the latest updates from the Sept. 6 meeting, including the latest information regarding the superintendent search.
Ms. Lacey Merica, Board President
Mr. Marque Snow, Vice President
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