The Mt. Diablo school district is seeking community input as it begins its search for a new superintendent. One meeting was held June 6 and another will be held Tuesday, June 11. Here is the excerpted public notice about the meetings:
“PUBLIC NOTICE – Request for Community Input Superintendent Search
The Board of Education of the Mt. Diablo Unified School District is conducting a search for a new district superintendent. Community input about the desired characteristics to be used in recruiting and selecting this person is desired. The trustees are soliciting input to respond to the prompt: What personal and professional qualities for an incoming superintendent will be a match for the Mt. Diablo School District?
Michael Escalante and Sally Frazier of Leadership Associates were selected to advise the board in this important process. They will be in our district on June … 11 to solicit input that will be used to develop the recruitment criteria. Your input about the desired personal and professional qualities anticipated in the incoming superintendent is valued.
Individual input from members of the community (parents, employees and others interested in our district) is desired. To attend and participate in an open forum, where your ideas will be heard and you may hear about the process, no appointment is necessary. … On June 11, 2013, it will be held at the Dent Center, 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord 94519, also between 4:20 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
If you are unable to meet personally with the board’s advisors, you may send a fax to (760) 771-4277 or an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To speak by phone to either Michael Escalante or Sally Frazier, you may call (760) 771-4277.”
The district is also conducting a survey to gather input. Here is a link to the online survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CQF8VXM
What personal and professional qualities for an incoming superintendent do you think would be a match for the Mt. Diablo School District?