Superintendent Screening committee selected

Published 6:47 am Friday, April 28, 2023

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By Abigail Roberts


STANFORD – The members of the Superintendent Screening Committee, which will be responsible for choosing the top candidates to be interviewed and making a recommendation to the school board, have been selected.

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The committee includes one board representative, one principal, two certified staff members, one classified staff member, one minority parent and one parent.

Those chosen for the Screening Committee include:

• Christine Killen – board representative

• David Ledford – principal representative

• Jeff Craiger – certified staff representative

• Justin Padgett – certified staff representative

• Johanna Ingram – classified staff representative

• Cindy Bryant – minority parent representative

• Sharon Todd – parent representative.

The school board hired the Kentucky School Board Association to help with the superintendent search.

The Superintendent Screening Committee will be responsible for reading through the applications received, reviewing background checks, calling references, and choosing the top candidates to be interviewed by the school board.

The timeline for the superintendent search is as follows:

• April 21: application window closes

• April 27: joint meeting of board and screening committee

• May 9: second screening committee meeting; applicants chosen for background and reference checks; background and reference checks begin

• May 16: third screening committee meeting; recommendations finalized for the board

• May 23: joint meeting between the board and screening committee to receive recommendations

• TBD: board interviews candidates

• TBD: New superintendent named

All meetings will be held at the Student Support Center.