July | Consultant Facilitates Planning Meeting with Board of Education, Conduct Board Focus Group
August | Consultant collects feedback for New Superintendent Profile from Members of the Staff via Survey
August | Staff Focal Group for Input on New Supt. Profile
August - October | Consultant Advertises the Position, Recruits Candidates, Accepts and Screens Applications
September | Consultant Presents New Supt. Profile to the Board
October | Consultant Interviews and Vets Promising Candidates
October | Consultant Presents Slate of 5 to 7 Recommended Candidates to the Board, Conduct Board Interviewing Workshop
November | Board Conducts Initial Interviews of 5-7 Candidates
November | Board Conducts Second Interviews of 3 Finalists
December | Board Selects and Vets Top Choice (Conduct Reference Calls) Board Negotiates Contract with Selected Candidate
December - January | Board Takes Formal Action on the New Superintendent’s Contract
July 1, 2024 | New Superintendent Assumes Duties
The Board reserves the right to change the timeline.
Italic items indicate board involvement
Dr. Powell brings over 10 years of experience as an Interim Superintendent, with some of his most recent positions held at Oak Park School District 97 and DeKalb School District 428. With more than 40 years of educational leadership, Dr. Powell brings a wealth of knowledge and is excited to support our community for the upcoming school year.
“I look forward to working with staff and the board of education as the board takes on one of the most important decisions they can make [hiring of a Superintendent],” said Dr. Powell.
The Board of Education plans to work on a search process for a new Superintendent to begin working on July 1, 2024. The Genoa-Kingston School District will continue to communicate with the community as details come together.