3210 – Superintendent Qualifications, Recruitment, and Appointment

The Grand Island Public Schools Board of Education shall employ a superintendent to serve as the chief executive officer of the board, to conduct the daily operations of the school district, and to implement board policy with the power and duties prescribed by the board and the law.

The Board shall consider applicants that meet or exceed the standards set by the Nebraska Department of Education and the qualifications established in the job description for the superintendent position. In employing a superintendent, the board shall consider the qualifications, credentials and records of the applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, sex or gender, sexual orientation, disability, or marital status. The board will look closely at the training, experience, skill and demonstrated competence of qualified applicants in making its final decision.

In choosing a superintendent, the board shall also consider the school district’s educational philosophy, financial situation, organizational structure, education programs, and other factors deemed relevant by the board.

Legal Reference:
29 U.S.C. §§ 621-634 (1994)
42 U.S.C. §§ 20000e et seq. (1994)

Policy Adopted 10/4/76
Policy Revised 2/10/92
Policy Revised: 6.11.2015

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