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.
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:
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