Superintendent Search - Timeline & Process

  •  Schedule Updated as of December 20, 2019

     Date     Event or Activity
    December 18, 2019

    Superintendent of Schools Job Posting Released; National recruitment of candidates begins through NESDEC website and networks

    January 6 - 15, 2020
    Focus Groups and Community Meetings –
    School & Community Partner Organizations
    January 6 - 15, 2020 Focus Groups and Community Meetings –
    School and School District Staff
    January 23, 2020 NESDEC finalizes Candidate Profile after conducting focus groups, surveys, and interviews with various stakeholders
    January 24, 2020 Application Deadline for Candidates
    January 24 - February 3, 2020 NESDEC and Screening Committee reviews applications and develops the interview schedule and procedure
    February 6 - 14, 2020 Screening Committee interview applicants and identity up to 5 finalists  
    Late February 2020 Screening Committee determine finalist candidates to recommend to
    School Committee
    Late February 2020 School Committee reviews applicants’ materials and announces candidates for first-round interviews. Review of materials done in executive session in accordance with state regulations and to maintain candidate confidentiality.
    March 2020 School Committee interviews candidates and decides on the finalists. Interviews conducted in executive session in accordance with state regulations and to maintain candidate confidentiality.
    March 2020 Finalist Site Visits and Interviews led by the School Committee. Site visits include school visits and public forums.
    March/April 2020 Superintendent selected