Proposed Timeline in Superintendent Search

  • March 23, 2021

    On March 13 during the North Polk Board of Education’s work session, members of the board, along with representatives from Ray & Associates, continued to discuss the superintendent search and outlined the next steps in the process.

    Proposed Timeline: 

    • March 15: Position posted, accepting applications
    • March 23: Opportunity for community input through electronic survey
    • April 6-7: Stakeholder group meetings with Ray & Associates
    • April 7: Community survey closes at 8AM 
    • April 8: Board to finalize superintendent profile
    • April 15: Position closes, deadline for all application materials  
    • April 15 or April 26: Ray & Associates assists Board in reviewing candidates, selecting finalists, and finalizing interview questions
    • Week of April 19 or May 3: Interview top candidates 
    • Week of April 26 or May 12*: Board retains option of second round interviews of finalist candidates (This step is optional.)


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