During Fall 2021, KCSD 96's Board of Education is conducting a search for its next Superintendent of Schools.
The Board of Education is using a search firm to organize the search for a successor to the current Superintendent, Mrs. Julie Schmidt. The District plans to have its next Superintendent of Schools identified by mid-December.
On this page, you will find information about the search.
Click here to read the:
- New Superintendent Profile: Kildeer CCSD 96
- Community Engagement and New Superintendent Profile Report
The Superintendent Search Process
Sept. 8 - Oct. 8: The online Superintendent Search Survey opens, allowing community members to offer input on suggested priorities for the District and important characteristics of a new leader.
Sept. 13 - Oct. 8: Consultants conduct two Open Forums and meet with 19 different Focus Groups ~ who represent parents, students, certified and non-certified staff and community and business leaders ~ for their input on the next Superintendent of Schools.
Oct. 19, 2021: Consultants present the "Leadership Profile" to the Board of Education.
Nov. 2021: Consultants interview selected applicants and present a slate of candidates to the Board of Education.
Dec. 14, 2021: The Board of Education announces the new KCSD96 Superintendent.
July 1, 2022: The newly selected Superintendent takes the reins.