Superintendent Search: Focus Group RSVP, Input Needed

 The South Orange / Maplewood Board of Education

Invites you to attend a 

SEPAC/Special Education PTA

Focus Group Session on

Selection of the Superintendent

Thursday July 10, 2014
8:00pm – 9:00pm

District Meeting Room, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood
RSVP by Thursday July 3rd to Elizabeth Brinkerhoff or (973) 762-5600 x 1820


At this session, you will meet with Dr. Leroy Nunery of Hazard, Young & Attea, the search firm hired to find a new Superintendent.  Dr. Nunery is gathering stakeholder input in order to: 1) inform the Leadership profile (job description) and 2) identify prospective Superintendent candidates.

For those who are unable to attend, please provide input for the superintendent search using the online survey on the homepage of the district website  Updates on the Superintendent Search will also be posted on the district website homepage.

Please consider the following questions in preparation for this discussion:

  1. What are the strengths of the South Orange-Maplewood School District?
  2. What are the challenges and issues that the District faces now and in the future?
  3. What are the characteristics you think are necessary for the next Superintendent?