Kenosha Unified School District Board of Education Seeks Public Input in Superintendent Search Process

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The KUSD Board of Education has selected the Wisconsin Association of School Boards (WASB) to assist in the superintendent search process to replace Interim Superintendent Bethany Ormseth. The Board invites KUSD staff and members of the community to provide input on the superintendent search process by participating in an upcoming focus group.

Focus groups help the Board develop screening criteria and interview questions for candidates. This input will aid the Board in finding a candidate who will best match the needs of KUSD. All focus groups will be facilitated by WASB Search Services Consultant Dr. Daniel Nerad.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Virtual – 95 participant slots per virtual session

  • 11 a.m. – Community Focus Group, register
  • 2 p.m. – Community Focus Group, register
  • 6 p.m. – KUSD Staff Focus Group, register

If you wish to participate in a virtual focus group on June 7, please register for an available slot via the links above no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, June 6, 2022. A virtual meeting link and password will be emailed directly to registrants.

During the session, each participant will have their microphone and camera turned off by default. During the feedback gathering portions, participants can contribute by raising their digital hand to be called upon in order. When called upon, microphones will be unmuted and camera access granted. These focus sessions will be recorded and summaries will be provided to the Board for processing.

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Educational Support Center Boardroom, 3600 52nd Street

  • 3 p.m. – Community Focus Group
  • 4:30 p.m. – KUSD Staff Focus Group
  • 6 p.m. – Community Focus Group

RSVPs are not needed to participate in an in-person focus group on June 8.

Additionally, staff and community members can help the Board select and prioritize the Personal Characteristics, Leadership Styles, Specialized Skills, and Expertise believed to be important for the district’s new superintendent via this survey that will remain open through June 16, 2022. This survey also provides the opportunity to identify strengths and weaknesses of KUSD.

Questions? Please contact Stacy Stephens at 262-359-6172 or srstephe@kusd.edu.