Superintendent Search Committee

June 20 Minutes

posted Jul 2, 2013, 5:39 AM by Susan Courchesne   [ updated Jul 2, 2013, 5:39 AM by Chris Pratt ]

                                                                                                WINDHAM SOUTHWEST SUPERVISORY UNION

WILMINGTON, VERMONT

 

SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH COMMITTEE MEETING

on

June 20, 2013

At

10:00 AM

at

Twin Valley High School

 

 

MINUTES

 

CALL TO ORDER: John Doty called the meeting to order at 10:07 AM

 

Present: Bob Stevens, Facilitator, John Doty, Sandy Pentak-Cohen, Mike Heller, Rebecca Fillion, Kathy Larsen, Karen Atwood, Greg Betti, Peter Chesbro, Stephanie Aldrich

 

John called for a motion to go into executive session @ 10:15 A.M to conduct Superintendent candidate interviews

 

Motion made by Kathy Larsen, Seconded by Sandy Pentak-Cohen

All in favor

 

Greg Betti  made a motion to come out of executive session @ 4:05 PM

Sandy Pentak-Cohen seconded

All in favor

 

Karen Atwood made a motion to bring (2) candidates forward for interviews with the Super Board on June 26, 2013, Sandra Stanley and Richard McClement.

Greg Betti seconded

All in favor

 

Bob Stevens will contact candidates and give them the schedule for Wednesday June 26, 2013.  They will each get the opportunity to take a tour of the district with Rebecca Fillion, Kathy Larsen and Stephanie Aldrich, beginning at Central Office.  They will then each have an interview time at the Super Board Meeting at Twin Valley High School starting at 7:00 PM

 

John asked that Kathy Larsen assume responsibilities as the in charge person on June 26, 2013 after 12:00 PM to any questions that arise regarding the day/evening schedule as he will be unavailable.

 

Karen Atwood moved to adjourn at 4:30 p.m.

Sandy Pentak-Cohen seconded

All in favor

 

 

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

Karen Atwood

June 5 Minutes

posted Jun 10, 2013, 6:51 AM by Susan Courchesne   [ updated Jun 10, 2013, 6:51 AM by Chris Pratt ]

                                                                                                    WINDHAM SOUTHWEST SUPERVISORY UNION

WILMINGTON, VERMONT

 

SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH COMMITTEE MEETING

on

June 5, 2013

At

4:00 PM

at

Whitingham Elementary/Twin Valley Middle School

 

 

MINUTES

 

CALL TO ORDER: John Doty called the meeting to order at 4:07PM

 

Present: Bob Stevens, Facilitator, John Doty, Sandy Pentak-Cohen, Mike Heller, Rebecca Fillion, Kathy Larsen, Karen Atwood

 

Bob spoke of events leading up to this point from our last meeting in April.

 

The responsibility of this committee at this time is to review candidates who have been presented to us and chose (1) or more to be interviewed at a date to be determined later.

 

John called for a motion to go into executive session @ 4:15 p.m. to review candidates

Motion made by Kathy Larsen, Seconded by Sandy Pentak-Cohen

All in favor

 

Kathy Larsen made a motion to come out of executive session @ 6:50 p.m.

Sandy Pentak-Cohen seconded

All in favor

 

Mike Heller made a motion to bring (4) candidates forward for screening on June 20, 2013

Sandy Pentak-Cohen seconded

All in favor

 

Kathy Larsen moved to adjourn at 6:54 p.m.

Mike Heller seconded

All in favor

 

 

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

Karen Atwood

 

 

Notice 6-10-13

posted Jun 3, 2013, 11:46 AM by Susan Courchesne   [ updated Jun 3, 2013, 11:46 AM by Chris Pratt ]

WINDHAM SOUTHWEST SUPERVISORY UNION

SUPERINTENDENT SCREENING COMMITTEE

MEETING

ON

Wednesday

June 5, 2013

at

 WES/Twin Valley Middle School

4:00 PM

Minutes 4-1-13

posted Apr 9, 2013, 5:35 AM by Susan Courchesne   [ updated Apr 9, 2013, 5:35 AM by Chris Pratt ]

                                                                                        WINDHAM SOUTHWEST SUPERVISORY UNION

WILMINGTON, VERMONT

 

SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH COMMITTEE MEETING

on

April 1, 2013

At

9:30AM

at

Town of Wilmington

Conference Room

 

 

MINUTES

 

CALL TO ORDER: John Doty called the meeting to order 9:30 AM.

 

Present: Bob Stevens, Facilitator, John Doty, Sandy Crowningshield, Stephanie Aldrich, Sandy Pentak-Cohen, Greg Betti, Peter Chesbro, Rebecca Fillion, Kathy Larsen, Karen Atwood

 

John called for a motion to go into executive session to interview candidates.

Motion made by Greg Betti

Seconded byKathy Larsen

All in favor

 

John called for a motion to come out of executive session at 2:00P.M.

Motion made by Sandy Pentak Cohen

Seconded by Sandy Crowningshield

All in favor

 

Kathy Larsen made a motion that the Search Committee advance no candidate(s) to the Board for interviews.

Sandy Pentak Cohen seconded

All in favor

 

Greg Betti moved to adjourn at 2:05 p.m.

Kathy Larsen seconded

All in favor

 

 

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

Karen Atwood

Minutes 3-11-13

posted Mar 18, 2013, 5:53 AM by Susan Courchesne   [ updated Mar 18, 2013, 5:53 AM by Chris Pratt ]

                                                                                                    WINDHAM SOUTHWEST SUPERVISORY UNION

WILMINGTON, VERMONT

 

SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH COMMITTEE MEETING

on

March 11, 2013

At

5:00 PM

at

Whitingham Elementary/Twin Valley Middle School

 

 

MINUTES

 

CALL TO ORDER: John Doty called the meeting to order at 5:04PM.

 

Present: Bob Stevens, Facilitator, John Doty, Sandy Crowningshield, Stephanie Aldrich, Sandy Pentak-Cohen, Mike Heller, Peter Chesbro, Rebecca Fillion, Kathy Larsen, Karen Atwood

 

Bob reviewed 2 new questions added to interview question list.

 

John called for a motion to approve minutes of March 7, 2013.

Motion made by Kathy Larsen, Seconded by Sandy Crowningshield

All in favor

 

Karen Atwood made a motion to go into executive session @ 5:11 p.m to review candidates.

Kathy Larsen seconded

All in favor

 

Rebecca Fillion made a motion to come out of executive session @ 7:08

Mike Heller seconded

All in favor

 

Karen Atwood made a motion to bring 2 candidates forward for screening on March 19, 2012

Kathy Larsen seconded

All in favor

 

Stephanie Aldrich moved to adjourn at 7:18 p.m.

Mike Heller seconded

All in favor

 

 

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

Karen Atwood

 

 

3-19-13

posted Mar 15, 2013, 7:32 AM by Susan Courchesne   [ updated Mar 15, 2013, 7:32 AM by Chris Pratt ]

WINDHAM SOUTHWEST SUPERVISORY UNION

SUPERINTENDENT SCREENING COMMITTEE

MEETING

ON

March 19, 2013

at

 Wilmington Town Hall

9am-3pm

Executive Session- Interviews

Minutes 3-7-13

posted Mar 11, 2013, 7:57 AM by Susan Courchesne   [ updated Mar 11, 2013, 7:57 AM by Chris Pratt ]

                                                                                                        WINDHAM SOUTHWEST SUPERVISORY UNION

WILMINGTON, VERMONT

 

SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH COMMITTEE MEETING

on

March 7, 2013

At

5:00 PM

at

Whitingham Elementary/Twin Valley Middle School

 

 

MINUTES

 

CALL TO ORDER: John Doty called the meeting to order at 5:03PM.

 

Present: Bob Stevens, Facilitator, John Doty, Sandy Crowningshield, Stephanie Aldrich, Sandy Pentak-Cohen, Mike Heller, Peter Chesbro, Rebecca Fillion, Kathy Larsen, Karen Atwood, Greg Betti

 

Bob gave overview of work for the evening, specifically to review and choose questions for interviewing of canditdte(s).

 

John called for a motion to approve minutes of Feb 25, 2013.

Motion made by Kathy Larsen, Seconded by Sandy Pentak-Cohen

Sandy Crowningshield noted that time of meeting of February 25th was incorrect.  It should have been 5:03.

Minutes were approved as amended.

 

Next steps for the committee in the Superintendent search process were discussed including the procedure for the use of the interview questions and the process of interviewing.

 

March 19th to be the screening day for the committee to meet applicants and interview them.  The committee would then make recommendations to the board for candidates to visit the district, meet the public and be formally interviewed by the Board.

 

Kathy Larsen volunteered to coordinate visitation day scheduling.

 

The group discussed reference checks and how they would be done and finalized discussion on interview questions.

 

All reviews of applicants need to be completed and rated so that results will be available for next meeting Monday March 11, 2013.

 

Greg Betti moved to adjourn at 7:07 p.m.

Sandy Crowningshield seconded

All in favor

 

 

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

Karen Atwood

 

 

3-11-13

posted Mar 8, 2013, 6:36 AM by Susan Courchesne   [ updated Mar 8, 2013, 6:36 AM by Chris Pratt ]

WINDHAM SOUTHWEST SUPERVISORY UNION

SUPERINTENDENT SCREENING COMMITTEE

MEETING

ON

March 11, 2013

at

 WES/Twin Valley Middle School

5:00 PM

Executive Session- Review of Applicants

Agenda 3-7-13

posted Mar 6, 2013, 5:20 AM by Susan Courchesne   [ updated Mar 6, 2013, 5:20 AM by Chris Pratt ]

 

         3rd meeting

                                                                                                                 Windham Southwest Supervisory Union

             Superintendent Screening Committee Meeting

 

 

Date: March 7, 2013                                   

Time: 5:00 p.m.        

Location: Whitingham School

 

 

  1. Call to Order at 5:00 p.m.

 

  1. Approval of Minutes – February 25, 2013

 

  1. Proposed Interview Questions (executive session)

 

  1. Interview Arrangements

 

  1. Avoiding Discriminatory Pre-employment Inquiries

 

  1. Evaluating Candidates

 

  1. Reference Check Process

 

  1. Candidate site visit to Windham Southwest schools and community

 

  1. Next Agenda: evaluate and screen candidates, further develop interview questions, reference checks, etc.)

 

  1. Questions/Other Committee Business

 

     11. Motion to adjourn

Minutes 2-25-13

posted Mar 1, 2013, 7:34 AM by Susan Courchesne   [ updated Mar 1, 2013, 7:34 AM by Chris Pratt ]

                                                                                                               WINDHAM SOUTHWEST SUPERVISORY UNION

WILMINGTON, VERMONT

 

SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH COMMITTEE MEETING

on

February 25, 2013

At

5:00 PM

at

Whitingham Elementary/Twin Valley Middle School

 

 

MINUTES

 

CALL TO ORDER: John Doty called the meeting to order at 6:07 PM.

 

Present: Bob Stevens, Facilitator, John Doty, Sandy Crowningshield, Stephanie Aldrich, Sandy Pentak-Cohen, Mike Heller, Peter Chesbro, Rebecca Fillion, Kathy Larsen, Karen Atwood

 

Bob gave an overview of agenda for the evening.

 

John called for a motion to approve minutes of Feb 4, 2013.

Motion made by Sandy Pentak-Cohen, Seconded by Peter Chesboro, All in Favor.

 

Committee will be given access to applicants on School Spring on Tuesday, February 26th.  Committee should begin review and evaluation of candidates.

 

Summaries of Search Criteria feedback was distributed to committee. 

 

Discussion ensued around points summarized by surveys.  Group was urged to be open to frank discussions that would use criteria compiled to help determine strengths and weaknesses of SU and what qualities, merits and accomplishments that new Superintendent should possess. 

 

Bob also told committee how this survey could help generate questions for the interviews

 

Vision and Strategic Plan for SU considered

 

Next step for committee is to review Interview questions that will be sent out to all by Bob and chose two per person to send to Bob.

 

Motion made by Peter Chesboro to release Search Criteria feedback to public at the conclusion of the committee’s work, seconded by Sandy Crowningshield, All in favor.

 

 

Motion to adjourn was made by Kathy Larsen, seconded by Stephanie Aldrich at 7:16

All in favor

 

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

Karen Atwood

 

 

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