Hampton-Dumont School Board has chosen three superintendent candidate finalists on Tuesday after reviewing candidates.
In July, Superintendent Todd Lettow introduced he could be retiring after this college 12 months. Grundmeyer Leader Services was employed to assist the Hampton-Dumont School Board discover the following superintendent. The superintendent search agency requested the neighborhood final month to provide best qualities by means of a survey.
The Hampton-Dumont School Board met with Trent Grundmeyer of Grundmeyer Leader Services to go over the superintendent candidate pool on Dec. 13 in a closed session. The place was open from Oct. 27 to Dec. 8 which resulted in 17 candidates.
The candidate pool was 4 feminine candidates and 13 male candidates. Four candidates are from out of state.
“We are flattered to have so many nice candidates,” stated board director Steve Severs.
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The closed session had the college board evaluation candidate software supplies and different submitted paperwork. After reviewing, the college board chosen eight candidates that had screening interviews on Dec. 21.
“Hampton-Dumont had eight actually robust candidates that I used to be impressed with,” stated Grundmeyer.
The screening course of, in line with the replace, permits the college board to slim right down to three finalists. The search consultants arrange and facilitate the screening interviews. The Hampton-Dumont School Board chosen three candidates from the eight with one alternate.
“We had some nice dialogue and we selected three candidates,” stated college board president Erran Miller.
“The enjoyable factor about this course of is that we’re forward of the curve to place our identify on the market. We are tremendous excited to enter that subsequent step of interviews,” stated Severs.
Formal interviews are scheduled for Jan. 6, with the college board hoping to call the brand new superintendent after. The three candidates will even do a neighborhood tour after they come in line with Miller. One candidate has prior superintendent expertise and the opposite two are principals, all from Iowa in line with Grundmeyer.
“We are very pleased with the candidates and we’re wanting ahead to shifting ahead,” stated Miller.
The names of the three candidates might be launched on Monday. The new superintendent would start their duties on July 1, 2022.
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