Superintendent Search

Superintendent Search
Hastings Public Schools is searching for an interim superintendent to complete the 2019-2020 school year beginning in January of 2020.  

The district will also be searching for a new superintendent who will lead the district permanently beginning in July of 2020.  

This webpage will be updated on a regular basis as the search progresses for both of these positions.

Interested stakeholders may also find information in local media; through the district’s social media accounts; and through school-based communications as the process progresses.

Interim Superintendent Search Agreement

Interim Superintendent Status Report 10-14-2019
The Interim Superintendent position was posted on 10/14/2019 and the application deadline is 11/4/2019. 

MSBA Posting

  • After MSBA screening, applicant files will be sent to the district. 
  • Applicant files will be reviewed individually by board members prior to our board discussion. 
  • Board chair will setup times for each person to review the applicant files confidentially in the district office.
  • A Special Meeting will take place 11/13/2019 for board members to collaborate and build a list of finalists and define interview questions, etc.
  • A Special Meeting will be schedule for 11/19/2019 for full board interviews with finalists.
  • The selection of the top candidate will be completed by the 11/20/2019 regular board meeting along with general parameters of the contract to be offered.
  • A Special Meeting will be scheduled on 11/21/2019 for the Administrative Committee to conduct negotiations with the top candidate.
  • A Special Meeting will be scheduled on 11/25/2019 to approve the hiring of candidate (assuming negotiations are successful, background check complete).
  • The Interim Superintendent will tentatively begin in the district on 12/9/2019 to allow for some overlap with Mr. Collins.