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Superintendent Search Timeline

Please click here for a message from our District Three Board of Trustees Chairman and a timeline for our Superintendent search!

see below for written informationTo: D3 Community
From: Chris Jolley, Board Chair

As our search for Spartanburg School District Three's next Superintendent gets underway, we want you to know what's happening as it happens. As of October 10, 2022, the Board has completed its review of the survey results, which gathered information from District stakeholders about what they consider essential in the Board's selection of a new Superintendent. We greatly appreciate the responses we received and would like to provide the community with the anticipated timeline for our search. Please note that this timeline may be adjusted as necessary based on scheduling. However, it is the Board's goal to announce our new Superintendent prior to the end of December 2022.

September 15: Superintendent Kenny Blackwood announces retirement
September 20: The Board of Trustees chooses White and Story, LLC to handle the search during a special called meeting
September 25-October 14: The District accepts applications from candidates, which may be extended at the Board's discretion
September 28-October 4: The District asks the community and D3 employees to fill out a survey asking for feedback to help aid
the search
October 10: The Board holds a special called meeting to review the survey results
October 17: District Three Teacher Forum will meet with the Board of Trustees
October 24: The Board will review applications and select applicants for interviews
Late October/Early November 2022: The Board will hold interviews
Mid-November: Finalists will be selected and announced
Late November/Early December: Interviews will be held with finalists during on-site visits
Mid-December: Selection of Superintendent

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to any Board member during this process.

Chris Jolley
Board Chair

Posted Thursday, October 13, 2022