Anticipated Timeline

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    Dates

    Action Items

    12/20/23- 1/9/24

    • Announcement of Dr. Sullivan’s departure

    • Message to community

    • Develop draft of job description

    • Create timeline for search

    • upvote on composition of SSC

    • Contact search agencies to present to School Committee (SC)

    • Consider composition of Superintendent Search Committee (SSC)

    1/10/24

    • SC meeting

    • presentations from search agencies

    • Vote on procedure for identifying members of SSC from the community

    • Vote to create webpage for search

    • Finalize and vote on job description

    • Potential vote on using a search agency

    1/11/24-2/6/24

    • First meeting of SSC

    • Establish search webpage

    • Job posting broadly published

    • Applications accepted

    • Survey responses collected

    2/7/24

    •SC meeting

    • Update from the SSC

    2/8/24-2/16/24

    • Webpage goes live

    • SSC accepts/ reviews applications

    • Assessment rubric developed

    • Survey results analyzed

    • Focus groups planned by the SSC

    2/17/24-3/5/24

    •SSC meets in executive session to select 1st round candidates

    • interviews scheduled

    • SSC provides update to community

    3/7/24-3/19/24

    • SSC conducts preliminary interviews in confidential executive session

    • Finalists identified and reported with SC

    • SSC provides update to community

    3/13/24

    • SC meeting with search update

    3/20/24

    • SC meeting

    • Announcement of finalists

    • Public interview dates announced

    • Finalist forum dates announced

    3/21/24-4/2/24

    •Finalist public interviews held

    • Finalist public forums held

    • Finalist site visits

    • SSC update to the community

    4/2/24

    • SC meeting

    • Selection of candidate

    • Vote to make offer to candidate, subject to contract negotiations

    4/4/24-4/19/24

    • SC negotiates and signs contract 

    • Final update from SSC



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