Executive Search

Recruiting, developing, and retaining great leaders is essential to improving student outcomes.  Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates (HYA), takes a research-based approach to matching the right leader with the goals and priorities of the school system and its community.

Build your own Search

At HYA, we know that all districts are not alike and we understand that a comprehensive process does not meet the needs of all districts. We work with districts to build the search that best fits their needs and vacant position.

HYA’s process is built around the following phases. Components of each phase are modularized and can be combined in a way that best fits the needs of the district. Click on any phase to learn more.

  • Engage

    Engage stakeholders and develop a leadership profile and selection criteria that matches the priorities of the community.

  • Recruit

    Leverage HYA’s extensive network of nation-wide consultants to identify and recruit qualified leaders.

  • Select

    Select among a slate of highly qualified candidates aligned to priorities of the Board/community.

  • Transition

    Appoint and communicate the hiring of the new superintendent, and provide transition services.