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Superintendent Search

Waltham Public Schools Superintendent Search

The Waltham School Committee invites parents, students, faculty members, and community residents to join in the search for a Superintendent of Schools. With the assistance of the Massachusetts Association of School Committees (MASC), a series of community meetings have been scheduled and an online survey has been prepared.


 

Community Meetings

All meetings are voluntary and open to everyone. Participants will be able to offer feedback, recommendations, and ideas to help the School Committee select a new Superintendent.

If you cannot attend the meeting scheduled for your particular group, feel free to attend any of the other scheduled meetings.

In the coming weeks and months, a survey will be available online and
in paper form to offer feedback as well. We are interested in your opinions.

For more information, contact Lisa Whittier, Secretary to the School Committee, at lisawhittier@walthampublicschools.org.

For a complete list of meeting dates, times, location, and groups, please read HERE.

Invitation to Join the Waltham Superintendent Search Committee

The Waltham School Committee invites interested persons to submit their names for consideration as members of the Superintendent Search Committee.

The Search Committee will consist of:

  • 3 Members of the School Committee (Includes the Vice Chair)
  • 2 Waltham Public Schools Administrators
  • 3 Waltham Public Schools Faculty Members
  • 3 Waltham Public Schools Parents
  • 1 Special Education Representative
  • 1 English Language Learner Representative
  • 2 Community Members at Large (students will be considered and are encouraged to apply)

The Search Committee will hold an initial orientation meeting on:

When: Thursday, September 12, 2019

What Time: 6:30pm

Where: Waltham High School

If you are selected, you must be available to meet on this date. In addition, Search Committee members will participate in a confidential screening of candidate applications, developing interview questions, actual interviews of candidates, and making recommendations to the School Committee.

For more information about this important Search Committee in English and en Español, please read HERE.

Superintendent Search Survey

Participants may provide feedback to help the School Committee select a new Superintendent.

We invite you to participate in the Superintendent Search Survey:

English

Spanish

Haitian/Creole

Please view the School Committee letter to the Community HERE.


 

Important Information for Candidates for Superintendent of Waltham Public Schools

The Waltham Public Schools (WPS) provides to all of Waltham’s children a high quality, enriching, engaging and comprehensive educational experience that is the first choice of all families. WPS supports the development of the ‘whole child’ including students’ academic, social, and emotional development and prepares ALL students to be global, 21st century citizens who are college, career, and community ready. We achieve this by offering rigorous, diverse, and enriching programming in a supportive and caring environment led by highly effective educators and leaders who work to understand the customized needs of all students.

Invitation to Apply

Candidates who are interested in applying for the position of Superintendent of Schools can read more about the process HERE.


 

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