Superintendent Search

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Superintendent Search Process

May 20 Update

At the May 19 Board of Education meeting, C&H Educational Consultants presented the Board with the number and titles of the candidates who applied for the position of Superintendent of District 140. The job posting was open from April 11 through May 16.

Total Applicants = 42

  • Title: Superintendent - 11 Applicants (26%)
  • Title: Assistant Superintendent - 8 Applicants (19%)
  • Title: Central Office Personnel - 12 Applicants (29%)
  • Title: Principal - 10 Applicants (24%)
  • No Title: 1 Applicant (2%)

Using the interview questions and rubric designed around the feedback received from the community and staff meetings, the consultants narrowed the field of candidates to seven finalists. The Board will conduct interviews in closed session with the finalists on Tuesday, May 24, Wednesday, May 25, and Tuesday, May 31.

An updated timeline of events regarding the remainder of the search process is listed below:

  • May 24, 2022 - Board of Education interviews candidates (Closed Session)
  • May 25, 2022 - Board of Education interviews candidates (Closed Session)
  • May 31, 2022 - Board of Education interviews candidates (Closed Session)
  • Week of June 6 - Board of Education interviews the final two candidates (Closed Session)
  • Week of June 13 - Board Attorney provides a Superintendent contract
  • June 16, 2022 - Board of Education Meeting - Official introduction and appointment of new Superintendent (during the Board Meeting)

Please visit ksd140.org/board-of-education/superintendent-search for more information.


May 10 Update

At the May 9, 2022 Special Board Meeting, C&H Educational Consultants provided the Board of Education with a report detailing the input gathered from community and staff members at the April 21 and April 28 superintendent search meetings. Interview questions and a rubric will be designed around this feedback. Thanks to all who participated and contributed to the process. We appreciate and value your input!

Please click here to review the report in its entirety.

Upcoming dates and a timeline of events relating to the search process are listed below:

  • May 16, 2022 - D140 Superintendent post closes
  • May 19, 2022 - Board of Education Meeting - C&H Educational Consultants presents the Board of Education with six finalists (Closed Session)
  • May 24, 2022 - Board of Education interviews three candidates (Closed Session)
  • May 25, 2022 - Board of Education interviews three candidates (Closed Session)
  • Week of June 6 - Board of Education interviews the final two candidates (Closed Session)
  • Week of June 13 - Board Attorney provides a Superintendent contract
  • June 16, 2022 - Board of Education Meeting - Official introduction and appointment of new Superintendent (during the Board Meeting)

April 12 Update

At the Monday, April 11, 2022 special meeting, the D140 Board of Education selected C&H Educational Consultants, LLC. to help guide the process of finding a new superintendent. The process and tentative timeline are outlined below and include meetings with the D140 community and staff.

If changes or updates are made to the tentative timeline, they will be posted at ksd140.org/board-of-education/superintendent-search.

If you are unable to attend either the April 21 or April 28 community meeting but would like to offer comments or suggestions, please email C&H Consultants at kirbysupt2022@gmail.com before April 29, 2022.


Superintendent Search - Tentative Timeline
Provided by C&H Educational Consultants


  • April 11, 2022 - Board of Education Special Meeting - Board hires C&H Educational Consultants to help guide the process of finding a new superintendent.
  • April 11, 2022 - D140 Superintendent opening posted
  • April 21, 2022 - Teacher & Paraeducator Leadership Meeting (staff only) facilitated by C&H Educational Consultants - Grissom Middle School from 4:00 - 5:00 pm
  • April 21, 2022 - Community Meeting facilitated by C&H Educational Consultants - Grissom Middle School from 7:00 - 8:00 pm
  • April 28, 2022 - Support Staff Leadership Meeting (staff only) facilitated by C&H Educational Consultants - Prairie View Middle School from 4:00 - 5:00 pm
  • April 28, 2022 - Community Meeting facilitated by C&H Educational Consultants - Prairie View Middle School from 7:00 - 8:00 pm
  • May 9, 2022 - Board of Education Special Meeting - C&H Consultants will provide a report on the feedback received from the community and staff
  • May 16, 2022 - D140 Superintendent post closes
  • May 19, 2022 - Board of Education Meeting - C&H Consultants will report to the Board regarding the six finalists (Closed Session)
  • May 24, 2022 - Board of Education will interview three candidates (Closed Session)
  • May 25, 2022 - Board of Education will interview three candidates (Closed Session)
  • Week of June 6 - Board of Education will interview the final two candidates (Closed Session)
  • Week of June 13 - Board Attorney will provide a Superintendent contract
  • June 16, 2022 - Board of Education Meeting - Official introduction and appointment of new Superintendent (during the Board Meeting)