Calloway County Board of Education Outlines Superintendent Search Process

Mar 31, 2014

The Calloway County Board of Education have started the search process to hire a new superintendent by June 15.  

The board voted last week against renewing current Superintendent Kennith Bargo’s contract.  Bargo was asking for a two-year extension the Board stated they wanted more than a two-year plan.  Bargo’s last day is June 30.

The Board will manage the search. Members declined the use a professional search firm. 

The board has outlined the formation of a screening committee to includetwo teachers, elected by teachers; one school board member, one principal, elected by the principals; one classified employee, elected by the classified employees; and one parent, elected by the presidents of the parent-teacher organizations of the schools in the district according to Kentucky Revised Statute (KRS) 160.352. 

Calloway County teachers, principals, and classified staff may nominate themselves or any other individual to be placed on a district-wide ballot. 

The results of the screening committee elections will be presented to the Board of Education at the regularly scheduled April 17 meeting. 

Board Member Leeann Myers will represent the Board of Education on the screening committee.

The Board of Education set May 8, 2014, the date of their regularly-scheduled May meeting, to have the screening committee present their report.

Interviews would be scheduled beginning May 12, 2014 with June 15 or earlier as the goal to hire a Superintendent.