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Superintendent Search

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District has concluded the search for Superintendent of Schools. On August 6, 2014, the Board of Education approved the hiring of Dr. Don Austin.  View press release.

Below is an overview of the interview search process along with important dates, milestones and information.

 

Job Brochure & Application

Events, Milestones and Tentative Future Activities in the Search Process

August 6, 2014:    Dr. Don Austin hired as PVPUSD Superintendent 

August 6, 2014: Board of Education Meeting. Discussion will include approving a  contract for a new Superintendent of Schools.  View Agenda

July 25, 2014Special Out of District Board Meeting to interview members of the public residing in another district with reference to the potential employment of an applicant for the position of Superintendent. View Agenda

July 19, 2014: Special Closed Session Board meeting.  The Board will meet with representatives of the Cosca Group (Superintendent Search Consultants) to conduct the second round of interviews for the District's new Superintendent position. View Agenda

July 17, 2014: Special Closed Session Board meeting.   The Board of Education will meet with representatives of the Cosca Group (Superintendent Search Consultants) to interview candidates for the District's new Superintendent position. View Agenda

Week of July 14: Tentative meetings with The Cosca Group.

June 25, 2014:  Special Closed Session Board meeting. The Board of Education continues the search process for the next Superintendent of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District.  View Agenda

June 23, 2014:  Special Closed Session Board meeting -Second Round of Superintendent Candidate Interviews. View Agenda

June 21, 2014:  Special Closed Session Board meeting - First Round of Superintendent Candidate Interviews. View Agenda

June 19, 2014:  Special Closed Session Board Meeting  to review paper applications. View Agenda

June 11, 2014 - June 19, 2014:  Application review period.

June 6, 2014:   Deadline for applications.

April 25, 2014 - May 5, 2014: Development of recruitment brochure based on Board of Education and community input.

April 25, 2014:  Special Board of Education meeting.  The Cosca Group (TCG) will provide an update.

April 15 & 17, 2014: Dates saved for meetings with groups and individuals to provide input. Specific times and places will be updated at this site soon. There will be a total of four Open Forums for all interested members of the public on Tuesday April 15th and Thursday, April 17th  in the Boardroom at the Malaga Cove Administration Offices.

  • Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in the Board Room of the Malaga Cove Administrative Offices
  • Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room of the Malaga Cove Administrative Offices
  • Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 9:45 a.m. in the Board Room of the Malaga Cove Administrative Offices
  • Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room of the Malaga Cove Administrative Offices


March 31, 2014:  Special Board meeting to approve timeline and process for Superintendent and Curriculum and Instruction leader (View Agenda). The Board identified the groups and individuals representing community members, students, parents, teachers, classified employees, and administrators to provide input regarding strengths, needs/critical issues and characteristics desired of the new Superintendent.

March 13, 2014: Contract awarded to TCG Leadership Development Corporation

March 11, 2014:  Board of Education selects TCG Leadership Development Corporation

March 11, 2014: Special Board meeting to interview Administrative Search Firms

March 10, 2014: Board of Education reviews proposals of Administrative Search Firms and schedules interviews

March 7, 2014: Deadline for Administrative Search Firms to submit proposals

February 27, 2014: Board of Education directs staff to send out proposals for search firm

September 16, 2013: Superintendent Announces Retirement Effective 2015

 

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