Superintendent – Colby, WI

November 28, 2022
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

The School District of Colby, Wisconsin seeks a Superintendent for the 2023-24 school year, beginning July 1, 2023.  The current superintendent is retiring on June 30, 2023 after serving the school district for 13 years. 

We are located in Central Wisconsin at the intersection of highways 29 and 13.  We proudly serve the communities of Colby, Dorchester and Unity and have a student population of approximately 1,000 PreK-12 students and have 130 staff members.  Our campus includes a high school, middle school and an elementary/pre-K facility.   We provide our students one-to-one devices in grades K-12.  Our long range strategic planning focuses on: Technology; Community Engagement; Facilities; Teaching and Learning.  The District has a 13.7-million-dollar budget.

The community and School District work closely together to provide joint activities and services to benefit all who live in the area.  We offer a Community Education program for all community members with classes for swim lessons, water aerobics, yoga, and ceramics.  Our facilities are open to the community for walking before and after school and the weight room is open for public use.  

Our District is situated centrally between Eau Claire and Wausau which allows residents and students to take advantage of cultural and educational opportunities while still enjoying the rural small town atmosphere. 

For more information about the Colby School District, visit the District Website at: 


  • Cover letter (stating interest and unique qualifications for the position)
  • Full resume/vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Three additional names of references different from the letters of reference
  • Superintendent License, or evidence of eligibility for Superintendent License, or willingness to get Superintendent License

Tentative Search Timeline:

  • January 16, 2023 – HYA to present Leadership Profile Report to School Board
  • February 1, 2023 – HYA to present slate of candidates to School Board 
  • February 15-16, 2023 – First round of interviews with School Board
  • February 27-28, 2023 – Finalists day in the district 
  • February 27-28, 2023 – Final interviews with School Board 
  • Week of March 6, 2023 – School Board approves contract and announces new Superintendent
  • July 1, 2023 – Superintendent officially begins with the District

For questions regarding the Colby School District superintendent search contact:
Scott Winch, Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates