Soap Lake School District #156
410 Ginkgo St S
Soap Lake, WA 98851
For Immediate Release
February 2, 2018
Contact: Mike Parker
McPherson & Jacobson L.L.C.
Soap Lake SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH
Soap Lake, WA – The consultants of McPherson & Jacobson L.L.C., have completed Phases I & II of the superintendent search process. These phases include work with the school board and with the community to identify criteria for a new superintendent in the Soap Lake School District. The top criteria, as determined by the Board, are:
The superintendent’s position will be advertised with Washington Association of School Administrators website, Washington State School Directors Association website, McPherson & Jacobson L.L.C. website, and professional associations throughout the United States.
On February 1, 2018, Mike Parker met with the Board of Directors to review the stakeholder input summary, begin writing interview questions, and discuss the logistics of the interview process.
The deadline for submitting application materials is February 22, 2018. After that date, the consultants will begin reviewing the completed files and evaluating the candidates against the established criteria. The consultants will be conducting extensive background checks on the candidates.
On, March 19, 2018, the consultants will meet with the Board of Directors to review candidates and assist the Board as it selects final candidates to be interviewed.
After the superintendent has been hired, Mike Parker will facilitate a Board/Superintendent workshop to assist in the establishment of performance objectives for the new superintendent.