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Two finalists selected for superintendent 

 

Attend the Community Q&A with Finalists on Sat., March 2 at 1pm

The St. Louis Park School Board has selected two finalists to interview for the school district’s superintendent position. The finalists are:

  • Dr. Carlondrea Hines, Associate Superintendent, Eden Prairie Schools, MN
  • Dr. Teri Staloch, former Superintendent, Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools, currently Administrative Licensure Coordinator at the U of M and educational consultant with SitelogIQ and PartnerED, MN

“All of the semi-finalists were impressive, and the school board sincerely appreciates their interest and participation in our search process,” said Board Chair Colin Cox. “We are excited to advance two exceptional candidates whose experience and leadership journeys align closely with SLP’s mission and core values. We eagerly anticipate the community's feedback at upcoming engagement opportunities as the school board approaches the final phase of our superintendent search.”

Community Q&A with Finalists on Sat., March 2, 2024 at 1 p.m.
Community members are invited to attend and provide online feedback on finalists at the Community Q&A on March 2 beginning at 1pm at Central Community Center (6300 Walker St.) in Room 21. American Sign Language (ASL), Spanish, and Somali interpreters available. View the flier in English, Spanish, and Somali.

  • Watch the Youtube live stream
  • Submit online community online feedback in English, Spanish or Somali (open through Fri., March 8)

Finalist Interviews on Wed., March 13, 2024 at 3:30 p.m.
Finalist Interviews will take place on March 13 beginning at 3:30pm at Central Community Center (6300 Walker Street) in Room 21. Attend in person or watch the live stream. The links to livestream and provide online community feedback will be provided prior to the final interviews.

We encourage our community to participate in these events, either in person or virtually, and to provide valuable feedback on the candidates.
 
The school board is the hiring authority and makes the final decision on the lone finalist the evening of March 13, 2024. School board members will use multiple data points and sources of information, such as application materials, references, initial interviews, community online feedback from Community Q&A sessions and Finalist Interviews, stakeholder representative input, and recommendations from MSBA, to evaluate candidates. 

March 5 Presidential Primary Information for Families

St. Louis Park Public Schools is working hard to prepare for the March 5 presidential primary. Aquila, Lenox, St. Louis Park Middle School, and St. Louis Park High School are designated polling locations. Polling station hours are 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. St. Louis Park Public Schools encourages community members to take the time to make that important trip to the polls on Tuesday.

Four semi-finalists selected for superintendent

The St. Louis Park School Board has selected four semi-finalists to interview for the school district’s superintendent position. The semi-finalists are:

  • Dr. Willie Barney, Instructional Leadership Director (Associate Superintendent), Davenport Community School District, IA
  • Dr. Carlondrea Hines, Associate Superintendent, Eden Prairie Schools, MN
  • Dr. Jenna Mitchler, Assistant Superintendent, Bloomington Public Schools, MN
  • Dr. Teri Staloch, former Superintendent, Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools, currently Administrative Licensure Coordinator at the U of M and educational consultant with SitelogIQ and PartnerED, MN
Superintendent Search Community Engagement: Save the date for March 2 and March 13

As the St. Louis Park Public Schools School Board embarks on the search for the next superintendent, they are committed to ensuring that the entire community has opportunities to be involved in the process. They thank all those who participated in the stakeholder survey. The school board was pleased with the number of responses, as it shows the strong community interest in the next school leader. Community input will continue to be invaluable to the school board as they strive to select the best candidate to lead St. Louis Park Public Schools.

E-Newsletters

St. Louis Park Public Schools and the District's six schools regularly send communication to families via e-newsletters. Reading these newsletters is a great way to stay up-to-date on news and events happening in your child's school. 

SLP Communicator (monthly districtwide family e-newsletter)

6425 News (weekly High School e-newsletter)

Aquila Communicator (weekly Aquila Elementary School e-newsletter)

¡LaPrensa! (weekly Park Spanish Immersion Elementary School e-newsletter)

Oriole Times (weekly Middle School e-newsletter)

Peter Hobart Communicator (bi-weekly Peter Hobart Elementary School e-newsletter)

Susan Lindgren Communicator (weekly Susan Lindgren Elementary School e-newsletter)

Social Media Channels

Following St. Louis Park Public Schools is another great way to obtain news and information from the School District. You can find us on a number of platforms by using the links below.

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YouTube | Flickr | LinkedIn

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We want to hear what's happening in our schools and district! Share your story ideas with the Communications team for consideration to be published on our website and social media. Email your story ideas to communications@slpschools.org.

 

Video Library

High School Launches New Certified Nursing Assistant Class

Building for Sustainable Excellence

We Are St. Louis Park Public Schools

Access additional video content on the District's YouTube channel.

Early Learning Programs Overview

Work for St. Louis Park Public Schools

District Calendar

March 2024
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Sun, Feb 25
Mon, Feb 26
Tue, Feb 27
Thu, Feb 29
HS Bands POPS Concert
HS Auditorium
SL Elder Wisdom Children's Song
MS Performing Arts
Sat, Mar 2
Community Q&A with finalists
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Sun, Mar 3
Mon, Mar 4
Tue, Mar 5
Wed, Mar 6
Thu, Mar 7
Fri, Mar 8
Sat, Mar 9
Sun, Mar 10
Mon, Mar 11
Tue, Mar 12
Thu, Mar 14
Subscribe to Alerts HS Conferences
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HS Field House
Fri, Mar 15
Sat, Mar 16
Sun, Mar 17
Mon, Mar 18
Tue, Mar 19
Subscribe to Alerts HS Conferences
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HS Field House
Wed, Mar 20
Mon, Mar 25
Tue, Mar 26
Wed, Mar 27
Thu, Mar 28
Fri, Mar 29
Sat, Mar 30