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2020 FUSD Timeline
Phase Date Action - Italicized indicates Board Participation
Start Phase April 7 Board Approves Contract
April - May
Phases 1-4
April 7 Board meets with consultants and determines characteristics, skills and qualities desired in a new superintendent; Board publicly announces timeline and procedures for superintendent selection
April 20 -May 1 Online survey is posted to the district website
April 27, 28 and 29 Consultants meet with staff and community designated by the Board to receive input
April - May Consultants identify potential candidates; Development and posting of recruitment materials and Position Description
May 6 Board reviews Position Description
April 27 and May 4 Advertising and active recruitment; Ad appears in EdCal, (Two consecutive publications)
May - June
Phase 5
May 25, 5:00 PM Deadline for applications
May 26 - June 7 Consultants complete comprehensive reference and background checks on applicants
June 8, 4-7 PM Board meets with consultants, reviews all applications and selects finalists to be interviewed
June - July Phases 6-8
June 26 and 27 Board interviews finalists
July 8 Board approves superintendent contract at a regularly scheduled board meeting
Phase 9
August 1 (or as mutually agreed) New superintendent begins