Legal Issues for Superintendent Searches

Your district is in the market for a new superintendent. Many of us have never participated in a superintendent search. What are the legal parameters and potential pitfalls? Where do you begin and what are your legal options? Learn the honest truth about hiring a new superintendent from a school attorney who does not do searches.

Topics to be discussed:

Ground Work

  • What qualifications are required?
  • Options to fill an immediate vacancy.

Hitting the Road

  • Deciding upon search options: Do we want to go it alone or use a search firm?
  • Legal ramifications for searches.
  • What is the role of the board?
  • How are firms hired?
  • What should be included in search firm contracts?

On your Way

  • Creating legal Interview questions.
  • How to insure confidentiality.

Selecting the One!

  • Salary and contract negotiations.
  • What legalities apply to hiring?

This 1-hour webcast is conducted by David P. Hansen.

Available Formats: Webcast
Download Info: This item is available for download in .mp4 format.