• Interim Superintendent Position

    May 6, 2022 - Interim superintendent position is posted.

    May 8, 2022 at the School Committee meeting, Newton School Committee chair, Tamika Olszewski, shared the presentation linked below on the superintendent search process and proposed timeline. 

    Superintendent Search Process and Timeline - May 8, 2022 Presentation

    May 12, 2022 - Massachusetts Association of School Committees (MASC) training for Newton School Committee on superintendent searches. 

    Monday, May 23, 2022, the School Committee shared the following update on the Interim Superintendent Search Process:

    Interim Superintendent Search Process Update - May 23, 2022

    June 13, 2022 - the School Committee Interim Superintendent Search Team presented Dr. Kathleen Smith to the full School Committee as a finalist for the job of Interim Superintendent. Please follow this link for the Search Team's memo to the Committee

    June 21, 2022 - the School Committee voted to appoint Dr. Kathleen Smith as Interim Superintendent for the 2022-23 school year. Here is the recommendation memo.


    Permanent Superintendent Position

    July 31, 2022 - School Committee finishes development of Request for Proposals (RFP) for search consultant

    September 7, 2022 - School Committee selects Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, HYA, as search consultant

    October 3, 2022 - School Committee solicits applications for superintendent search committee

    October 12, 2022 - Applications for appointment to superintendent search committee are due

    October - November 30, 2022 - Family and community outreach

    December 31, 2022 - Permanent superintendent position is posted

    January 1, 2022 into Spring - Search committee and consultant work together to review data, identify candidates, and interview finalists

    Start of 2023-24 - Permanent superintendent is in place