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Superintendent Search Information » Search Timeline - Updated 4/25/23

Search Timeline - Updated 4/25/23




Superintendent Knoll’s notification of June 30, 2023 Retirement                  

December 19, 2022

Board of Education Official Acceptance of Superintendent Retirement       

January 9, 2023

BOE - Special Meeting/Workshop

-Michigan Association of School Boards – Superintendent Search Process Presentation

-Michigan Leadership Institute – Superintendent Search Process Presentation

January 18, 2023

Board of Education Special Meeting/Workshop

-Review the Superintendent Search Planning Process

--Approve preliminary posting

--Establish preliminary salary range

--Establish draft timeline

January 30, 2023

Preliminary Superintendent Job Posting Released to Public/Websites

February 1, 2023

Invitation Released to Community for February 16, 2023, Forum Meetings

February 8, 2023

Stakeholder Input Survey Available on Website

February 13-20, 2023

Board of Education Special Meeting/Workshop

-Superintendent Search Discussion

February 13, 2023

All Day Forum Meetings for Staff/Parents/Community Members Feedback

February 16, 2023

Board of Education Meeting

-Candidate Profile based off of Stakeholder/Staff Feedback reviewed

-PowerPoint presentation with a summary of findings from Forum Meetings and Stakeholder Input Surveys

-Superintendent Job Posting with Profile finalized

February 27, 2023

Application deadline

March 21, 2023

Superintendent Candidate Information released to Board of Education

March 23, 2023

Board of Education Meeting – Candidates Reviewed and Invitations Extended

March 27, 2023

Board Meeting* - First Interviews for Three Candidates

April 11, 2023

Board Meeting* - First Interviews for Remaining Two Candidates

-Board Consideration of Finalists for Second Interviews

-Board Discussed Reference Call Procedures

April 12, 2023

Board Meeting* - Second Interviews for Finalists

April 18, 2023

Board Meeting - Review of Second Interviews

April 19, 2023

Site Visit (Several Board Members, Administrators, and Teachers in attendance)

April 26, 2023

Start date

July 1 or earlier, 2023

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* Audience Questions and Interview Feedback Forms were encouraged and collected throughout the interview process.  Those who wished to submit comments were given three options for submission– via website link, via direct email to Mr. Dobias or to submit in person if present at interviews.  All questions and feedback were shared with each Board Member.  The information provided was used in formulating follow-up questions throughout the process, which included reference calls to numerous individuals on each finalist.

Communications and Press Releases