SAISD knows what it wants in a new superintendent

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San Antonio Independent School District trustees unanimously approved a superintendent “profile” this week to formally open up the district’s search to applicants nationwide and allow “nontraditional” candidates to be considered for the job.

The three-page profile calls for someone who can “lead the transformation of SAISD into a national urban school district.” The district will post it on recruiting websites, said Robert Stockwell of PROACT, its search consultant. He expects it to draw more than 100 candidates.

SAISD board president Ed Garza said he hoped to interview candidates by mid-December and said the trustees could settle on a new leader by January. The deadline to apply is Dec. 10. Read More.