KENOSHA, Wis. (Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022) – The Kenosha Unified School District Board of Education, along with members of the district’s Leadership Council and Daniel Nerad of the Wisconsin Association of School Boards, met in executive session on Wednesday, Aug. 17, and Thursday, August 18, to host the first round of interviews with the six initial applicants chosen to move forward in the superintendent search process.
Following the interviews, the Board identified (in alphabetical order) Jason Nault and Jeffrey Weiss as finalists who will move forward to the final round of Board of Education interviews to be held on Tuesday, Sept. 6.
In addition, KUSD will host a superintendent candidate forum to allow for stakeholder input. The forum will be held in the Educational Support Center’s boardroom, 3600 52nd St., on Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 5-7:15 p.m. Stakeholders who participate will provide feedback on the candidates, and as such must be available for the entire session.
Due to room capacity, space for the forum is limited to 100 participants. Interested parties must RSVP via this form or by calling the Superintendent’s Office at 262-359-6320, by Thursday, Sept. 1. Confirmation of participation will be sent via email on Friday, Sept. 2. Alternatively, stakeholders may watch the meeting live at youtube.com/kenoshaschools.
Forum questions also may be submitted for consideration via this form. Questions for the forum will be selected and asked by the moderator to comply with hiring guidelines.
The community forum schedule is as follows:
- 5 p.m. – Jason Nault, Waukegan associate superintendent of equity, innovation and accountability
- 6:15 p.m. – Jeffrey Weiss, South Milwaukee superintendent of schools
Once the final candidate is identified, a contract will be negotiated and the candidate will be brought before the Board of Education in a public meeting for formal approval. The date and time of this meeting has not been set. The start date will be negotiated along with the terms and conditions of the contract.