[Vinton, IA] – The Vinton-Shellsburg Board of Education is pleased to announce that they have selected three candidates to interview for their superintendent vacancy. The first candidate, who will interview on Thursday, February 6th is:
- Mr. James Murray, Vinton, IA
Interviews will be conducted on the 6th, 10th and 11th of February. Numerous stakeholder groups will have the opportunity to meet the final candidates and submit input to the board about each of them. The board intends to make their selection on February 11th.
Vinton-Shellsburg retained the services of McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C. to assist in conducting their search. The consultants reviewed, screened, and conducted extensive background checks on 27 applicants from Iowa and across the nation. On January 29th the consultants presented the applicants to the Board of Education and provided them detailed background information on each applicant. The board selected six candidates as semi-finalists.
On February 1st the Board of Education interviewed the six semi-finalists, choosing three of them on February 3rd to advance to the final interviews. The names of the other finalists will be released in subsequent releases.
To learn more about the Vinton-Shellsburg Community School district, please visit www.vscsd.org. Additional information about the selection process for the superintendent can be found by following this link: Choosing the Next District Leader.