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Saddle River Superintendent Search October 27, 2014 6:30 PM
Saddle River Superintendent Search Agenda ●Timeline ●New Jersey School Boards Association ●Search Process ●Requirements ●Responsibilities to the state of NJ ●Interim Superintendent ●Interview Committee ●Candidate Profile ●Questions/Forum
Saddle River Superintendent Search August 27, 2014 - Superintendent Resigns September 4, 2014 - BOE Meeting: HR-1097 Be it resolved that the Saddle River Board of Education accepts, with regret, the resignation of Mrs. Margaret E. Contaldi, Superintendent of Schools, effective November 27, 2014 ●Presentation from Mr. Al Annunziata on superintendent search services offered by New Jersey School Boards Association
Saddle River Superintendent Search ●A leader in local school boards throughout the state of New Jersey ●NJSBA provides training, advocacy and support to advance public education in New Jersey ●Work closely with local school boards on relations ●Provide advice/services/trainings on legal matters, labor relations, strategic planning, BOE policy & contracts ●Superintendent searches & interim superintendent searches ●NJSBA is the “go to” organization if you are seeking a superintendent ●Database ●Applitrack
Saddle River Superintendent Search September 11, 2014 - BOE Meeting: F-2140 Saddle River BOE agrees to contract with NJSBA to provide superintendent search services ●Initial visit - meeting with the BOE search committee ●Calendar of events ●Design of advertisement (Star-Ledger, NJASA, NJPSA, County Ed. Offices, NJSBA database) ●Develop criteria, qualifications & candidate profile with BOE ●Updates to BOE on progress of search ●Screening applications to best match the district’s needs ●Processing applications confidentially (maintaining files, scheduling interviews, handling correspondence) ●Report on the pool of candidates
Saddle River Superintendent Search September 7, 2014 ●Search committee meeting with NJSBA to discuss requirements, application process and design advertisement ●Put timelines in place ●Discuss candidate profile (What is SR looking for)
Saddle River Superintendent Search ●September 28th & October 5th ad appears in Star-Ledger ●Ad also appears on/in: NJASA NJPSA School District Website County Offices (Dept. of Ed) NJSBA NJSBA Database NJSBA Conference (November)
November 3 Deadline for receipt of applications to NJSBA November NJSBA screens qualified application packets December 8 BOE receives application packets (screened & ranked) December 15 (estimated) First round of interviews begin
Saddle River Superintendent Search January 5 (estimated) Second round of interviews January 12 (estimated) Third round of interviews (visit to candidates) January 19 (estimated) Fourth round of interviews (candidates to visit) January 26 (estimated) Selection and contract negotiations
Saddle River Superintendent Search 30, 60, 90 days notice (or sooner) March 2015 -
Saddle River Superintendent Search Requirements & Qualifications ●NJ School Administrator Certificate ●Each School district must have a superintendent ●Experience as Principal, Superintendent and/or Central Office ●Elementary experience ●Leadership experience in curriculum, technology, personnel, finance and communication with all stakeholders
Saddle River Superintendent Search NJ Salary Cap
Saddle River Superintendent Search Interview Committee ●5 Board of Education members ●Mr. Lasalandra & Mrs. Connolly (search committee chairs)
Saddle River Superintendent Search Interim Superintendent ●Will be in place before Mrs. Contaldi leaves ●NJSBA also provides us with a list of qualified interim superintendents ●Each district must have a superintendent ●Salary Cap ●Transition ●Meets the needs of the district on a short term basis ●Bergen County interim superintendents
Saddle River Superintendent Search Candidate Profile ●Questions / Answers / Feedback ●Gives the Board of Education an opportunity to understand what the parents and community are looking for in a superintendent (staff & admin.) ●Helps the Board of Education formulate questions to ask the candidate
Saddle River Superintendent Search What issues do you think the new superintendent will be faced with immediately?
Saddle River Superintendent Search What critical issues will the school district face in the next 3-4 years?
Saddle River Superintendent Search What background/training/experience should the new superintendent have?
Saddle River Superintendent Search What leadership style / personal characteristics do you see as effective for the school district?
Saddle River Superintendent Search If you could ask the candidate one question during the interview process, what would that question be?
Saddle River Superintendent Search Thank You for coming!