The Fond du Lac School District is seeking an educational leader to serve as superintendent. The school district serves approximately 7,000 students. The Fond du Lac School District covers about 75 square miles and is located in Fond du Lac County in East-Central Wisconsin. Fond du Lac is approximately a one hour drive to Milwaukee (68 miles), Madison (73 miles) and Green Bay (73 miles). The district operates 15 school buildings, including 10 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, Fond du Lac High School and an alternative high school for at-risk students. Included in those figures are the STEM Academy (Gr. 3-5) and STEM Institute (Gr. 6-12) charter schools which focus on project-based learning in science, technology, engineering, and math, and are housed in the same facility. A four-year-old kindergarten program entitled Early Learning in Fond du Lac operates at 6 of our elementary schools, and 11 sites at child care centers within the Fond du Lac community.
The Mission of the Fond du Lac School District, in partnership with the family and the community, is to promote high achievement and foster the continuous growth of the whole child so that each becomes a creative, contributing citizen in a global society by providing personalized learning opportunities in a safe, nurturing environment.
Applicants should email all application materials as PDF documents:
Cover letter stating why they are seeking the job and why they will be an excellent fit for the district
Three current letters of recommendation
Contact information for at least three references, must be different individuals than reference letters
No more than a one page written response for each of the following prompts:
Please share a key initiative you launched and describe the resulting outcomes.
What does it mean for you to have a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in leading schools? How have you demonstrated that commitment in previous roles, and how would you see yourself demonstrating it here?
Describe how you would build authentic relationships with stakeholders. Provide examples of your past success.
How would you move a school district to become a top performing district in Wisconsin?
Email all application materials as PDF documents to both HYA Associates:
The subject line should include Fond du Lac APPLICATION. Pre-screening will occur in Early February 2021. Screening interviews end on March 3, 2021. The official start date for the new Superintendent is July 1, 2021. Any questions regarding this position/search can be referred to Mike Richie, HYA or Pat Neudecker, HYA.