S/W Superintendent Search Timeline
February 2, 2014
Dr. Valeski’s resignation submitted and accepted
February 26, 2014
SWBOE reviewed search provider proposals
March 5, 2014
SWBOE heard presentations from select search providers
March 12 2014
The Board of Education retained the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA) as a consultant to assist in the selection of candidates in order to find an exceptional leader to follow in the tradition of excellence expected by this great district and the Board of Education.
March 19 2014
The SWBOE selected criteria to include in the advertisement with the guidance of NJASA.
FOCUS GROUP MEETINGS- SWBOE is very interested in public input to establish the criteria and profile for the superintendent candidate pool. There will be two opportunities for the general public to meet with NJASA to provide feedback.
April 7, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 1st Community focus group meeting-- opportunity for public participation in selection process (Harker Media Center)
12:00 Administrators focus group meeting
April 9, 2014
3:45 p.m. - Swedesboro-Woolwich Education Association (Harker Cafeteria)
5:00 p.m. - SEPAC - Harker Cafeteria.
7:00 p.m. - 2nd Community focus group meeting-- opportunity for public participation in selection process (Harker Cafeteria)
If members of the public were unable to attend the focus group meetings yet wish to provide feedback, please complete the following questionnaire link below and submit it to Dr.Philip Heery- firstname.lastname@example.orgApril 9, 2014Electronic brochure publicized, please click HERE to viewClosing date for applications May 23, 2014
5/23 Superintendent search deadline.
5/27 BOE met with the search provider, STI, who shared that 7 applications were received. They also reviewed the ranking of candidates based upon criteria set through the feedback of the BOE, teachers, administration, and focus groups.
6/4 BOE held interviews with potential interim candidates.
6/5 BOE held preliminary interviews with the top tier superintendent candidates.
6/16 BOE selected Dr. Terry Van Zoeren as interim superintendent.