The months of February and March will be busy times for LQPV Schools as the search for a new superintendent will become a major focus. The timeline of this search as prepared by MSBA which is leading this search is as follows.
Monday February 13th was the closing date for application for the superintendent position. MSBA will review applicants and then send them to LQPV schools by Wednesday Feb. 15th. The school board will review applicants Thursday and Friday Feb. 16 and 17h and make a decision on Tuesday February 21, 2017 which applicants to bring in for initial round of interviews.
The first round of interviews will be held Friday February 24th from 4:30-9:00pm and also in Saturday February 25th from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Board, staff and community members will be involved in the interview process with applicants.
The final round of interviews will occur on Thursday March 2nd, at 4:30 pm and will involve a community/staff forum in conjunction the finalists second round of interviews.
During the week of March 6th, site visits by board members may occur if needed and on Friday March 10th at 5:00pm the board will meet to select the finalist and determine contract parameters, talk about negotiating a contract with MSBA meeting with board to explain initial contract to finalist.
On Monday March 27th, Board will hopefully approve this contract with new superintendent scheduled to start, July 1st,2017
LQPV schools is excited for this opportunity to bring the next school leader into the district. They are excited about the future of the school district and acquiring a leader who is committed to excellence for the students of the district.
Larry Peterson - Int Supt LQPV Schools