Superintendent
Chisholm Public Schools ISD 695
Chisholm, MN

Position Available: Superintendent

District Name: Chisholm Public Schools ISD 695

District Address: 300 Third Avenue S.W., Chisholm, MN 55719

District Website: www.chisholm.k12.mn.us

Qualifications: Hold or be eligible for licensure as a Superintendent in Minnesota. Experience as a Superintendent or in a district office setting preferred. Demonstrate strong commitment to student achievement, community engagement, technology for learning, resource management, staff professional development, and supporting students of diverse backgrounds.

Compensation Package Offered: Regionally Competitive

Consultants Assisting the Board: Patty Phillips (651-357-0996), Antoinette (Toni) Johns (612-309-1511), Bob Ostlund (612-308-8997)

District Schools:

  • Vaughan-Steffensrud (PK – 3)
  • Chisholm Elementary School (4-6)
  • Chisholm High School (7-12)

Student Population: 745

District Budget: $12+ million

District Highlights: The Chisholm School District, committed to excellence for over one hundred years, lives its mission statement: “In partnership with family and community, Chisholm Public Schools will empower, engage and equip students to achieve the highest levels of education possible, becoming respectful, responsible, and productive citizens.” Chisholm graduates have a long tradition of success in all walks of life.

*130 full-time employees

*Student/ Teacher ratio is 14:1

*42% of the teachers have been in the District for more than 10 years

*94% of the students are Caucasian, 1.7% 2 or more races, 1.6% Black, 1.3% American Indian

*48.7% students are on free/reduced lunch program

*Students are taught by highly qualified teachers in a safe and nurturing environment

*Newly remodeled classrooms have been updated with energy saving lighting and ventilation and equipped with the latest technology as a means of engaging today’s digital learners

*Supportive partner Chisholm Public Schools Foundation purchased mobile computer lab for grade K-3 students

*College in the Schools courses allow students to earn college credit while taking a full credit load at Chisholm High School

*Chisholm H.S. is a U of MN partner offering Ramp-Up to Readiness, a 7-12 curriculum focusing on college/career awareness

*Graduation rate of 84.6% exceeds the state average

*88% of graduates are enrolled in a public Institution of Higher Education (IHE) after graduation, above state average

*67% of these graduates earn at least one year of credits within 2 years of enrollment, above the state average

*Strong school and community supporters perpetuate decade after decade of Chisholm Bluestreak Pride with the District offering 22 different sports as well as a broad array of clubs, fine arts programs and other extra-curricular activities including speech, one-act play, Mock Trial

*Well maintained facilities including the beautiful, recently renovated high school auditorium, home to the Northern Lights Music Festival, which brings international students, opera, chamber music and orchestra concerts to Chisholm

*Community amenities include parks, tennis courts, curling club, hockey facility, walking trail around Longyear Lake with summer and winter fishing, Veteran’s Memorial, Mining Museum, and Minnesota Discovery Center

Communities Served: Chisholm is the geographic center of Minnesota’s Mesabi Iron Range, two hundred miles north of St. Paul and Minneapolis and one hundred miles south of the Canadian border. The population of Chisholm is 4,976 with the School District also drawing students from Balkan Township.  Just 15 miles from McCarthy Beach State Park and 16 miles from the Chisholm Hibbing Airport, Chisholm is a half hour drive from alpine and cross country skiing; snowmobile, ATV, and hiking trails; golf courses and many lakes.

Bargaining Group/Affiliations: Education Minnesota, AFSCME, Principals

Contract Expiration: June 30, 2017

Search Calendar:

  • Application Deadline: April 14, 2017
  • Selected candidates taken to the Board on: April 24, 2017
  • First round interviews on: April 27-28, 2017
  • Second round interviews on: May 1, 2, 3, 2017
  • Position Begins: July 1, 2017

Application Process:

If you are interested in this position, apply through the website www.schoolexecconnect.com

You will be asked to complete the online application and present a cover letter, resume, copies of graduate transcripts, at least four reference letters, and proof of certification to support your candidacy.

 

Superintendent
River Trails School District 26
Mount Prospect, IL

River Trails School District 26

 

Position Available:
Superintendent of Schools
River Trails School District 26

 

Address:
1900 E. Kensington Road
Mount Prospect, IL  60056

 

Schools:

  • Euclid Elementary School (Pre-K thru 5th Grade)
  • Indian Grove Elementary School (Pre-K thru 5th Grade)
  • River Trails Middle School (6th thru 8th Grades)

 

Communities Served:
Mount Prospect, Prospect Heights

 

Qualifications:
Hold or be eligible for the Illinois Superintendent’s Endorsement
Successful and significant administrative experience

 

Advisors Assisting the Board:
Dr. Brian Barnhart        630-319-5115   bbarnhart@d101.org
Dr. Gary Zabilka             847-715-8531   gzabilka@iasaedu.org

 

Student Demographics:

  • 1,500 Students in Pre-K thru 8th Grade
  • District demographics:

Low income     35%
ELL:                     20%
White                50%
Hispanic            25%
Asian                  19%
Black                  3%
Other                 3%

NOTE: Information taken from the 2015-16 Illinois Report Card

 

Financial Information:
$25 Million Budget
$16,500 Operating expenditure per pupil
$10,000 Instructional expenditure per pupil
Balanced budget

 

Union Affiliation:
Illinois Education Association
Contract Ratified through 2018

 

Salary Offered:
Regionally competitive

 

District Website:  
www.rtsd26.org

 

Search Calendar:  (Tentative; the Board reserves the right to extend all dates.)

  • Accepting Applications Through:  March 15, 2017
  • Selected Candidates Taken to the Board:  March/April, 2017
  • Board First Interviews:  April, 2017
  • Board Second Interviews:  April, 2017
  • Board Action on New Superintendent:  May, 2017
  • Superintendent Start:  July 1, 2017

 

Application Process:

  • Apply for the position through the School Exec Connect website  www.schoolexecconnect.com
  • Submit required credentials through the School Exec Connect website

 

NOTE: Applicants are asked not to contact School Board members directly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Superintendent
River Grove District 85.5
River Grove, IL

THIS SEARCH WILL BE CONFIDENTIAL TO THE EXTENT POSSIBLE

 

Position Available:
Superintendent of Schools
River Grove District 85.5

 

Address:
2650 N. Thatcher Avenue
River Grove, IL 60171

 

Communities Served:
Portions of River Grove, IL

 

Qualifications:
Hold or be eligible for the Illinois Superintendent’s Endorsement
Successful and significant administrative experience

 

Advisor Assisting the Board:
Dr. Kathryn Robbins

 

Highlights:

  • The district offers progressive academic programs and a wide variety of co-curricular activities to meet the needs and interests of all students
  • The district is financially sound
  • The district enjoys strong stakeholder support
  • The district has 1:1 Chromebook in 3rd– 8th grade and significant technology available for grades K-2nd
  • Considerable facilities improvements have been made in the past 3 years.
  • An active River Grove School Education Foundation funds classroom grants
  • The district has a stable, well-functioning Board of Education
  • River Grove is a community of 10,000 people located in west Cook County approximately 15 miles west of downtown Chicago

 

Fast Facts:

  • Nearly 700 students, K-8
  • 50% Caucasian, 45% Hispanic, 2% Black, 68% Low Income, 24% ELL, 12% IEP, 10% Mobility
  • One building, River Grove Elementary School

 

Budget:
2015-2016 Budget
Total Budget: $7.2 million

 

Union Affiliation:       
Certified staff members are represented by the IEA/NEA.

 

Teachers’ Contract Status:     
The teachers’ contract is in the first year of a four-year contract.

 

Salary Offered:
Regionally Competitive

 

District Website:
www.rivergroveschool.org

 

Search Calendar: (The Board reserves the right to extend all dates.)

  • Accepting Applications Through: March 1, 2017
  • Names of Selected Candidates Taken to the Board: March 14, 2017
  • Superintendent Named: April 11, 2017
  • Superintendent Start: July 1, 2017

 

Application Process:

  • Apply for the position through this Website if you are interested in this position.
  • Please submit the required credentials through this Website.

 

 

Superintendent
Byron Public Schools
Byron, MN

Position Available: Superintendent

District Name: Byron Public Schools

District Address: 630 1st Avenue NW, Byron, Minnesota 55920

Qualifications: Hold or be eligible for licensure as a Superintendent in Minnesota. Experience as a superintendent, district office administrator or principal setting preferred. Demonstrate strong commitment to student achievement, building partnerships in the community, supporting staff learning and development, and meeting the needs of all students.

Consultants Assisting the Board: Ken Dragseth (952-210-2790), Bob Ostlund (612-308-8997)

District Highlights: The district lives out its mission – learn, share, innovate, inspire. The vision of the district is that “by 2018, the Byron Public Schools will be recognized as a leading, renowned school system in the world by challenging the status quo and developing new norms for education utilizing real-world tools and purposeful technology to develop a passion for learning. We will continue to develop students who demonstrate outstanding character by modeling and creating a learning environment that is safe, healthy and caring.”

  • An excellent staff committed to student learning and well-being
  • Strong professional development programs
  • A strong technology plan and vison that is being implemented in all schools
  • IPad 1-1 initiative available to students
  • Strong financial position with a 11% fund balance
  • Resident enrollment has increased 6% over the past 10 years while total enrollment increased 20%
  • Non-resident enrollment makes up approximately 20% of the enrollment
  • The district does not lose many students to other districts and there are no private schools in the district
  • 21st Century Learning is a goal of the district with many programs to support this vision
  • Byron is strongly committed to personalized learning for all students
  • Students are exposed to learning experiences within the school and community
  • Character development, community involvement and strong academics are goals of district
  • Students are encouraged to explore their passions and share their talents
  • Excellent Community Education Program that meets the needs of families and community members
  • New primary school and elementary grade configuration
  • Strong community support passing a bonding referendum recently
  • Strong athletics and fine arts programs with strong student participation
  • Athletic Boosters and Hall of Fame
  • Strong strategic plan and vision for the district
  • Support programs at all buildings to assist students learn
  • High achievement at all levels on statewide tests
  • A strong sense of pride in the community and the schools makes this a great place to live and work

 

Communities Served: Byron is located in southeastern Minnesota on Highway 14 several miles from Rochester, Minnesota. It is a community with a family orientated small town feeling with access to the amenities that the Rochester area includes. It is a progressive community with a high respect for education and business connections.

Student Population: 2000

District Budget: $18 + million

District Schools:

  • Byron Primary School (K-2)
  • Byron Intermediate School (3-5)
  • Byron Middle School (6-8)
  • Byron High School (9-12)
  • Byron Community Education Center

 

Union Affiliation – Education Minnesota

Teachers’ Contract Status: Contract Expires 6/30/2017

Search Calendar:

  • Application Deadline: March 9
  • Selected candidates taken to the Board on: March 16
  • First round interviews on: March 18
  • Second round interviews on: March 20, 21, 22
  • Position Begins: July 1, 2017

Compensation Package Offered: Regionally Competitive

District Website: www.bears.byron.k12.mn.us

Application Process:

Apply through the website www.schoolexecconnect.com if you are interested in this position.

You will be asked to complete the online application and present a cover letter, resume, copies of graduate transcripts, at least four reference letters, and proof of certification to support your candidacy.

 

Superintendent
Pewaukee School District
Pewaukee, WI

SUPERINTENDENT
PEWAUKEE SCHOOL DISTRICT
PEWAUKEE, WI

 

THIS IS A CONFIDENTIAL SEARCH

Position Available:
Superintendent of Schools

 

Address:
404 Lake Street, Pewaukee, WI 53072

 

Schools:   Total Enrollment 2,945       Enrollment is increasing

  • Pewaukee Lake Elementary    1009 students
  • Horizon Elementary School    638
  • Asa Clark Middle School          436
  • Pewaukee High School            862
  • Total Staff of 314

 

Qualifications:
Hold or be eligible for the Wisconsin Superintendent’s License
Successful teaching and school leadership experience, especially in curriculum, instruction,
assessment and related activities

 

Advisors to the Board:
SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT
Dr. Jack Linehan           (262) 302 1073              jacklinehan@sbcglobal.net
Dr. Matt Gibson            (262) 894 8947              gibsonmceo@gmail.com

 

Fast Facts:

  • All four Schools are Located on one 85 acre Campus
  • District is the recipient of the Malcom Baldrige National Quality Award
  • Active and engaging Strategic Plan guides District continuous improvement
  • Deep Commitment to the Mission of Opening the Door to each Child’s future
  • Dedicated to improving process and innovation as stated in the Mission for all students
  • District received “significantly exceeding expectations” on State Report Card
  • ACT Composite score of 24.0 for the class of 2016
  • State of the art facilities
  • Recognized as a Milwaukee Journal/Sentinel Top Workplace six years
  • Recognized by the Department of Education as a Future Ready School District

 

Financial Information:
2016-17 Operating Fund Budget:  $31.8 M
S&P AA Bond Rating

 

Salary Offered:
Regionally Competitive

 

District Website:  www.pewaukee.schoolwires.net

 

Search Calendar:  (The Board Reserves the Right to Adjust the Schedule)

  • Accepting Applications Through:  March 3, 2017
  • Selected Candidate Names Taken to the Board:  March 8, 2017
  • Board First Interviews:  To Begin March 14, 2017
  • Board Second Interviews:  To Begin March 20
  • Board Action on New Superintendent appointment:  March 28, 2017
  • Superintendent Start Date:  July 1, 2017

 

Application Process:
Apply for the Position through the SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT website:  www.schoolexecconnect.com
Submit Required Credentials through the SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT website

 

Applicants are asked not to contact School Board members directly.