Special Meeting Nov. 16: SFUSD Superintendent Search

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The Board of Education will engage in a dialogue with associates from HYA to determine key milestones and make critical decisions regarding the Superintendent search process, which includes:

  • Review of prototypical search process and determine if any changes or revisions are needed;
  • Development of community engagement strategy and plans, including the use of focus groups and online survey;
  • Development of protocols related to the search, including decisions about open or closed search and interview protocols;
  • Development of the Leadership Profile Report and drafting of desired candidate characteristics;
  • Key decisions about application and interview processes and protocols, residency expectations, and compensation package for the successful candidate.
  • Development and approval of a calendar for the search. A proposed calendar is below.

HYA's Proposed Calendar for Superintendent Search

November 16, 2021: Planning Meeting

January 10-21, 2022: Community Engagement and Focus Group Meetings

January 10-21, 2022: Online Survey

February 8, 2022: Leadership Profile Report

December 2021-February 2022: Advertising 

March 1, 2022: Application Deadline

March 4-7, 2022: Board Review of Application Materials

March 7, 2022: Board Determines Interview Slate 

March 7, 2022: Board Seminar and Final Stages

Week of March 14 or Week of March 21, 2022: Initial Interviews

Week of March 14 or Week of March 21, 2022: Board Meeting in Closed Session to Discuss and Decide on Semi-Finalists

Week of April 4, 2022: Semi-Finalist Interviews & Determine Finalist

Mid-April: Board Visit to Finalist's District, if visit will occur

Mid-April: Negotiate Employment Contract with Finalist

Mid to Late April: Target Date for Public Announcement 

July 1, 2022: Superintendent Begins in District