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Elementary and Primary Education
Texas City ISD Board of Trustees
by Garrett Bryce
Friday, February 03, 2012

The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved the timeline for the superintendent search, with a new superintendent anticipated to start by July.

Currently, the district's assistant superintendents, Diane Martin, Susan Myers, Liz Payne and Terri Watkins, are serving as joint interim superintendents.

The superintendent search is an open process. Internal and external applicants interested in serving Texas City ISD are encouraged to apply.  The deadline for applications is April 10.

Search timeline:

Feb 8 - Begin posting of advertisements with the Texas Association of School Administrators, and other appropriate educational publications (Education Week and American Association of School Administrators.) Mail letters to school leaders across the country inviting nominations of outstanding candidates.  Mail letters of invitations to outstanding individuals known to have the prerequisite skills for the superintendency in the Texas City Independent School District.

February 8 - April 12, 2012
Contact and recruit outstanding professionals for nominations and application for the position of superintendent of schools in the Texas City Independent School District.

March 21, 2012 - Garner community input through various focus groups and staff & report to Board of Trustees

April 10, 2012
Application Deadline

April 17, 2012
6:00 PM - Search consultants meet with Board of Trustees to identify candidates to interview. (Administration building)

April 23 - 28, 2012
First round of interviews

April 30 - May 4, 2012
Second round of interviews

May 7 - 9, 2012
* Background checks
* District visits
* Final agreements

May 10, 2012
* Identification of finalist(s) for position of superintendent of schools
* Begin twenty-one day period for official employment and contract execution

May 10 - 31, 2012
* Twenty-one day period to finalize the details of contract * Candidate visits to the district

May 31, 2012
Approve employment contract

July 2, 2012
New superintendent assumes position.  (Superintendent may assume position earlier if mutually agreeable with the Board of Trustees and Superintendent-elect.)

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