CCS School Board Wants to Hear from YOU!


The Carmel Clay School Board of Trustees is seeking community input as they search for the new superintendent. All Carmel community members are encouraged to attend one of the Community Forums on March 7, 2103, or take the Leadership Profile Survey.

As part of Phase 1 of the Superintendent Search, the School Board is obtaining feedback from stakeholders through three avenues:

  1. Differentiated Focus Groups on March 7 and 8 (invitations already sent to participants)
  2. Two community forums on March 7, 2013
    1. 7:45 p.m. at Clay Middle School, 5150 East 126th Street
    2. 7:30 p.m. at Creekside Middle School, 3525 West 126th Street
    3. Superintendent Leadership Profile Survey (closes on March 5)


Superintendent Search Timeline

The school board has set the following tentative timeline for the superintendent search process:


Phase 1                       Community Input for Superintendent Leadership Profile

Feb. 12 – March 5       Superintendent Leadership Profile Survey

March 7                       Community Forums at Creekside at 7:30p & Clay at 7:45p

March 7, 8                   Focus Groups of stakeholders


Phase 2                       Initial Candidate Slate Selection and Review

March 17-24                Slate presented to School Board by BWP & Associates

School Board considers and interviews slate

                                    *Candidates will remain confidential during this process


Phase 3                       Final Candidate Slate Selection and Review

March 25-29                Second round of interviews


Phase 4                       Site Visits

April 1-12                    School Board will visit candidate’s current districts


For additional information on the search progress and plans, community members are encouraged to visit the Superintendent Search webpage.

Dr. Jeff Swensson, who has been with the district for six years, will step down at the end of June, 2013.

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