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Red Oak ISD will be conducting a search during the spring semester for a new Superintendent of Schools. The Board of Trustees is seeking a leader who will keep the innovative work of Red Oak ISD moving forward. The Red Oak ISD Board of Trustees has hired Horn Educational Consulting to lead the search for the new superintendent. Horn Educational Consulting is led by Dr. John Horn, a highly respected retired superintendent from Mesquite ISD. The firm has an excellent track record in recruiting more than 90 superintendents. All applications are to be submitted to the search firm. Inquires about the process and application forms are available by emailing John Horn at: johnhorn5@icloud.com or calling at 972-965-7501.

Planning Calendar

These dates are approximate and may change to accommodate board and candidate schedules. The time frames may be compressed. Twenty-one days is required from naming lone finalist to entering contract. If process is completed earlier, new superintendent may report earlier, but not later than July 1, 2017.

12/19/16         Board establishes basic qualifications

12/20/16         Vacancy posted/recruitment begins

2/2/17             Profile development input meetings (see below)

2/16/17           Board receives profile summaries

2/28/17           Deadline for accepting applications

3/24/17           Candidate assessment completed by search consultants                

4/3/17             Board selects candidates for interview

4/10-22/17      Board conducts interviews

4/29/17           Final candidate review/reference checks/site visits

5/8-10/17        Board names “lone finalist”/declares intent to enter contract

5/29-31/17      Board enters contract

7/1/17             New superintendent begins service




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