Timeline


  • This intended timeline is based on the assumption that a new Superintendent for the Carroll Independent School District will be on duty by January 4, 2021, and may be modified according to the Board approved begin date. (revised 9.4.2020)

    August 27, 2020

    • Meet with the Board of Trustees to discuss Superintendent Search 

    September 1, 2020

    • Begin posting of advertisements with the Texas Association of School Administrators, TexasISD.com and other appropriate national educational publications (Education Week and American Association of School Administrators)

    September 3, 2020

    • Meet with the Board of Trustees to establish a search process

    September 9, 2020

    • Mail letters to over 100 school leaders across the United States inviting nominations of outstanding candidates. These school leaders will be members of the American Association of School Administrators, Western States Benchmarking Consortium, and leading university professors of educational administration.
    • Mail letters of invitations to outstanding individuals known to have prerequisite skills for the superintendency of Carroll Independent School District.
    • Contact and recruit outstanding professionals for nominations and application for the position of Superintendent of school in the Carroll Independent School District.

    October 7, 2020
    Community Input (could be conducted virtually)

    • 8:30 - 10 a.m. - Focus Group 1
    • 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Focus Group 2
    • 12 - 1:30 p.m. - Lunch and Media Availability
    • 2 - 3:30 p.m. - Focus Group 3
    • 4 - 5 p.m. - Meet with Senior Staff
    • 6 - 7 p.m. - Meet with Board of Trustees

    October 13, 2020

    • Application deadline

    October 19, 2020

    • Search consultants meet with Board of Trustees to identify candidates to interview

    October 26-28, 2020

    • First round of interviews, 4 p.m.

    November 9-10, 2020

    • Second round of interviews

    November 11-15, 2020

    • Background checks
    • District visits
    • Final agreements

    November 16, 2020

    • Identification of finalist(s) for position of Superintendent of schools
    • Begin 21-day period for official employment and contract execution (required by state law)

    November 16 - December 7, 2020

    • 21-day period to finalize the details of contract
    • Candidate visits to the district

    December 7, 2020

    • Approve employment contract

    January 4, 2021

    • New Superintendent assumes position (or sooner if practical)