The Somerville School Committee is hiring a new superintendent to lead Somerville Public Schools. The position starts in the 2023-2024 school year.
Somerville School Committee & Superintendent Search Screening Subcommittee will announce finalists at special School Committee meeting on 1/30. Read more here.
Finalists are expected to visit SPS during the week of 2/6 to tour facilities and meet with members of the community before final interviews with the School Committee. Dates and details are TBD.
Results for Superintendent Search Community Survey. This data was used to inform the Screening Committee as they wrote the candidate profile. A summary report is available here. Individual survey data is below.
- English Community Survey Data
- Spanish Community Survey Data
- Portuguese Community Survey Data
- Haitian Creole Survey Data - there were no respondents to the survey
|Orientation Meeting with Working Group: Process & Timeline||Wednesday, November 2, 2022|
Vacancy Notice Posted:
Friday, November 4, 2022,
updated November 29, 2022
Request for 6 Volunteer Member Screening Committee:
Application Form. (Application period closed Wednesday, November 16, 2022)
Friday, November 4, 2022 (Completed)
Selection of Screening Committee Members by School Committee
Learn more in the Press Release: 12/01/2022 SPS Superintendent Search Officially Underway; Community Member Input Sought
|Week of November 20, 2022 (Completed)|
|Public Listening Sessions (Individual SC Members Teachers/Staff, Administrators, Parents, Town Officials, and Community Members)||November 17,
Results for Superintendent Search Community Survey. This data was used to inform the Screening Committee as they wrote the candidate profile.
|Closes December 23, 2022 (Completed)|
Orientation Meeting – Screening Committee
* Review Confidential Process
* Finalize Meeting and Interview Dates
* Discuss possible interview questions
|Monday, December 5, 2022|
|Candidate Profile Received by School Committee||Week of December 19, 2022|
|Vacancy Application Deadline||Week of January 8, 2023|
|Screening Committee Confidential Application Review||January 9 – 13, 2023|
|Initial Meeting of Screening Committee||Tuesday, January 17, 2023|
|Initial Candidate Interviews by Screening Committee||completed|
|Screening Committee Identifies Candidates||completed|
Somerville Superintendent Screening Subcommittee announces finalists. Special School Committee meeting held on Zoom. Read More.
|Monday, January 30, at 6:00 p.m.|
School Committee hosts site visits for finalists
|Week of February 6, 2023 (Tentative)|
|Finalist Interviews with School Committee||Week of February 6, 2023 (Tentative)|
|School Committee Negotiations with Selected Finalist||TBD|
- 12/08/2022 SPS Students, Families, Staff Invited to Take Online Survey to Help Inform Superintendent Search
- 12/01/2022 SPS Superintendent Search Officially Underway; Community Member Input Sought
- 11/04/2022 School Committee Seeking Community Members for Superintendent Screening Committee