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Jan. 23 Superintendent Search Update

Barb Dorn of the Minnesota School Board Association, the superintendent search firm, shared an update on the search process with the school board on Jan. 23.

  • There were 1,572 responses to the stakeholder survey, including 704 student respondents; focus groups with students, Somali families, and Latino families provided additional insight to the School Board.
  • The stakeholder survey and focus group results will be presented by MSBA to the School Board on Feb. 7.
  • Watch the MSBA Q&A session or review these written FAQs online.
  • The Feb. 7 school board meeting will include interview training, discussion of the stakeholder survey, discussion of interview questions and schedules for the first round of interviews.
  • School Board members will be able to review all of the superintendent applications and determine who they want to interviews.
  • Upcoming Dates: Feb. 7 application deadline; Feb. 21 School Board determines finalists and finalizes questions; Feb. 28 and March 1 First Round of Interviews; March 14 Second Round of Interviews and selection of lone finalist; March 26 Board approves employment contract.