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Superintendent Search Update - Upcoming Dates | January 19, 2023

January 19, 2023


Dear District Families and Staff,

The superintendent job posting closed Friday, January 13, with 21 applicants for the position. The school board and the contracted search firm, Ray & Associates, will review the candidates and narrow the list down to the top candidates. 

Below is the timeline of events related to the superintendent search for the next few weeks:

  • January 24 - School Board Special Meeting: Review and selection of candidates with Ray & Associates

  • January 26 - School Board Special Meeting: First round interviews, to include executive session (Note: executive sessions are not open to the public)

  • January 31 - School Board Special Meeting: Top finalists will be selected

  • February 16–18 - Finalists to visit Fairbanks

All school board meetings will be held in the Administrative Center Board Room at 520 Fifth Ave. Meetings can be watched in person, over Zoom, or streaming on YouTube, and are available to watch on demand after the meeting is over on Youtube. Visit the Meeting & Event Information page for more on upcoming school board meetings.

Stay tuned for another superintendent search update in early February with information on the top finalists and community event dates!

All the best,
Karen Melin
Chief School Administrator