Superintendent Search

Salem-Keizer Public Schools has begun the Superintendent Search process, led by the School Board of Directors with assistance from Human Capital Enterprises (HCE), the search firm hired to direct our executive search efforts.

The Board is committed to providing a transparent process and engaging with students, families, staff, and the community during the search to hire the next school leader.

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Salem-Keizer Public Schools ideal profile for the next superintendent

November 16, 2022|

Below are the specific criteria that the consultants will use in identifying outstanding prospects for the position of Salem-Keizer Superintendent of Schools. It is also a document the school board will use in the selection phase of the search. Written public comment to the school board on Superintendent Search [...]

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Superintendent Search Timeline

November 7, 2022|

The following timeline is expected to be approved by the Salem-Keizer School Board during the November 8 Business Session meeting. All dates are subject to change at the discretion of the school board.  Superintendent Search Timeline Activity Proposed Date(s) 1:1 Board member conversations October [...]

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Superintendent search online survey (now closed)

November 1, 2022|

Community input needed Salem-Keizer Public Schools has begun the search for a new superintendent, and we need the community’s help selecting the next leader of SKPS. Complete the online survey An online survey is now available where staff, students, families and community members can provide necessary input that will [...]

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Superintendent search update: October 24, 2022

October 24, 2022|

Earlier this year, Superintendent Christy Perry announced her plan to retire at the end of the 2022-23 school year. The Salem-Keizer Public Schools Board of Directors have since begun the process of selecting the next leader for the state’s second-largest school district.  In September 2022, the school board started [...]

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Salem-Keizer School Board selects Human Capital Enterprises as executive search firm

September 13, 2022|

Human Capital Enterprises will aid the school board throughout the search, interview and selection process for the next superintendent for Salem-Keizer Public Schools At its Tuesday night meeting, the Salem-Keizer School Board leadership announced its selection of Human Capital Enterprises as the executive search firm for the next superintendent [...]