School trustees made their decision on Saturday, conducting final interviews and deliberating in the afternoon. This followed a community forum on Friday evening, in which the community was able to hear the candidates and submit questions to hear their responses.
The forum/interviews are scheduled for 6-8:30 p.m. at Pioneer High School. The Ann Arbor Board of Education will conduct final candidate interviews beginning at at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, March 5, in the main conference room at the Balas Administration Building, 2555 S. State St. The board will begin deliberating at noon Saturday to consider appointment of a new superintendent.
A community forum is being scheduled in early March for the public to meet candidates for the new superintendent. The board will also schedule final interviews and consider a choice for a new Ann Arbor Public Schools superintendent.
The Ann Arbor Board of Education will interview six candidates on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and finalists are expected to be chosen at the end of this week. Site visits to finalists’ communities will follow.
A series of briefs from around the Ann Arbor Public Schools: Ann Arbor schools moving to Google, WISD begins superintendent search, PTOC Enrichment Forum slated for Jan. 24, DECA teams showcase business knowledge, talent.
An application deadline of Jan. 25, 2011 has been set for those applying to be the new superintendent for the Ann Arbor Public Schools. The school board has said it will have a candidate in place before the next school year begins.
Ann Arbor students and parents told consultants Tuesday they were looking for a leader who is responsive, knowledgeable and someone who will listen and lead the district. Additional forums are Wednesday night.
A professional search firm is being sought to assist The Ann Arbor Board of Education in the selection of a new superintendent. Bids are due on Sept. 10. The RFP timeline calls for selecting a firm Sept. 29 and hiring a new superintendent to start next spring.