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Review process timeline for sup

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

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Interim Superintendent Dr. Griff Powell

2023-2024 School Year

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. 

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