Superintendent Search

Video presentation from HYA at the Board of Education meeting on Thursday, January 19th, 2023

About the HYA Firm:

  • 35 years of Executive Searches
  • 1,500+ searches
  • 100+ Nationwide Associates
  • Local Team works with Nat’l Recruiting Network
  • Comprehensive Community Engagement
  • Research & Analytics
  • Full-time back-office and IT staff
  • Responsive, Regular Communication

Search Team

Working for you and with you to assure your students, staff, and community
have a leader who shares your core values and is the perfect fit for your
district’s current needs and future aspirations!

Edward McCormick

Caryn Shaw

To learn more about our HYA search consultants, please click the links to their bios below:

Bio for Caryn H. Shaw:
Bio for Edward L. McCormick:


HYA’S Signature Search Process

3-4 weeks: Engage
Understand the desires of your community

6-8 Weeks: Recruit
Bring the widest range of candidates that meet the requirements

3-4 Weeks: Select
Facilitate selection process to arrive at the best match

Support the board and new leader


Interviews and focus group meetings: January 17-February 6, 2023

Online survey: January 23-February 9, 2023

Leadership Profile Report presented to Board: February 16, 2023

Advertising: February 20, 2023

Application deadline: March 10, 2023

Slate presented to Board: Week of March 20, 2023

Board initial interviews: March 25, 2023

Board meets to identify semifinalists: After the last interview

Semi-finalist interviews: April 1, 2023

Board meets to identify preferred candidate: Within a few days of the semifinalists’ interviews

Background Checks (3rd Party): Week of April 17-26

Target for public announcement: Week of April 27