This website will be updated on a regular basis as the search progresses. Interested stakeholders may also find information in the district’s parent/guardian e-newsletter, 279Connect; in local media; through the district’s social media accounts; and through school-based communications.
All superintendent search-related school board work sessions are video recorded and are available on the district website.
Board meets with search firm, finalizes process and profile (12/4/18)
At a December 4 work session, board members met with School ExecConnect representative Ken Dragseth to finalize the search process and the superintendent profile that describes what the school board is seeking in its next leader. Board members also considered draft contract language. Watch the Dec. 4 school board work session.
Board agrees on timeline and process (11/28/18)
At the school board work session on Nov. 28, board members agreed on a timeline and process for the search to find the next superintendent of Osseo Area Schools. The board intends to hire a search firm, School Exec Connect, to assist with candidate recruitment, screening and the selection process. The superintendent job opening will be posted in mid-December, with interviews taking place in early February. The goal is to select the next superintendent by mid-February. Watch the Nov. 28 school board work session.
Board resumes search for new superintendent (11/13/18)
The Osseo School Board has resumed its search for a permanent superintendent. At a Nov. 13 work session, board members reviewed a timeline of the previous search, confirmed its continuing interest in transparency and consistent communication, and learned about a suggested search framework that was proposed by Interim Superintendent Jim Bauck. Work will resume on Nov. 28, when the board will finalize the timeline, choose a search firm to assist, review staff/board roles, and confirm the superintendent profile. Watch the superintendent search-related portion of the work session.