Principal Search Timeline

(Dates are approximate and may be adjusted)

Immediate and ongoing
Recruitment and screening by Finding Leaders until application deadline on March 22, 2019. This includes background and social media checks.

March 4-21, 2019
Online Stakeholder survey available

March 11 & 20, 2019
Conduct Stakeholder Focus Groups. Results shared one week following.

April 8, 2019
Finding Leaders recommends slate of 5-7 candidates for first round interviews.

April 15-18, 2019
First round panel interviews for 5-7 candidates.

April 23, 2019
Board of Education Work Session—Board to discuss top two candidates in Executive Session.

April 29-30, 2019
Second round panel interviews for top 2 candidates, meet with students, school tour, and meet-and-greet. Additional background checks continue. 

May 1-3, 2019
Identified candidates meet with Interim Superintendent and incoming Superintendent. Additional background checks continue.
 
May 3-10, 2019
Finalist selected, final background checks, and contract negotiated.

May 10, 2019
Media Announcement

May 14, 2019
Board of Education to approve new High School Principal.

July 1, 2019 (or as mutually agreed upon)
New High School Principal contract begins.
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