Superintendent Search

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The Cedar Grove-Belgium School District is pleased to announce a comprehensive search for the next superintendent to lead the district into a promising future. As a crucial step in this process, the district is inviting community members, stakeholders, staff, teachers, and students to actively participate in this important endeavor.

The superintendent search will be expertly conducted by Hazard Young Attea Associates (HYA), a nationally renowned firm with a distinguished track record in educational leadership recruitment. With their expertise in identifying exceptional candidates and aligning leadership profiles with the unique needs of school districts, HYA will play a vital role in ensuring the selection of a superintendent who will inspire educational excellence and innovation in Cedar Grove-Belgium.

In its commitment to transparency, inclusivity, and collaborative decision-making, the Cedar Grove-Belgium School District is inviting all constituents of the district to share their valuable insights, perspectives, and expectations for the next educational leader. The district recognizes that the collective wisdom of its community is essential in identifying the qualities and qualifications that the ideal superintendent should possess.

Questions?

Contact Cedar Grove-Belgium Schools:
Chad Hoopman, Board President
choopman@cgbrockets.com

Contact Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates:
Mike Richie mikerichie@hyasearch.com
Scott Winch scottwinch@hyasearch.com

HYA is a network of independent education experts that work for boards/trustees and administrators to recruit and develop great leaders, plan for the future, and provide additional human resources to move critical projects and initiatives forward.

Superintendent Vacancy

Search Timeline - All Application Materials Due By: March 22, 2024

Week of April 1, 2024

Slate of candidates presented to the Board

Week of April 8, 2024

Board first-round interviews

Week of April 15, 2024

Finalists Day in the District

Week of April 22, 2024

Board conducts final interviews

By early-May 2024

Superintendent’s hiring approved and announced

July 1, 2024

Superintendent contract formally begins

Timeline and Application

The job description and application information can be found on the HYA website:

Superintendent - Cedar Grove, WI | Hazard, Young, Attea, Associates | HYA (hyasearch.com)

Community Open Forum/Focus Groups 

The community is invited to participate in one of the following community open forums/focus groups to provide feedback on their impressions of the district and the characteristics the Board should seek in the next Superintendent. Additionally, HYA will host focus groups with teachers, staff, students, administrators,  as well as civic and community leaders.

Cedar Grove-Belgium  Focus Group/Community Forums/Interview Schedule

March 5, 7 and 8, 2024

The Cedar Grove Belgium School District has chosen Hazard Young Attea Associates (HYA) to spearhead its search for a new superintendent who will begin July 1, 2024. Your input is needed. Please attend the appropriate focus group listed below as your feedback is important.  Participants do not need to register, just show up and jump in. Some focus groups listed below are in person only, while others  are  Zoom only. 

If you can’t attend a focus group or you would like to add additional comments from a scheduled focus group in which you attended, please email us your comments to  the following email address: 
Mike Richie, HYA Vice President: mikerichie@hyasearch.com 
Scott  Winch, HYA Associate: scottwinch@hyasearch.com

The same questions will be asked at each  focus group: 

  1. What are the strengths of the Cedar Grove Belgium School District  that the next superintendent can build upon? 

  2. What are the challenges facing the Cedar Grove Belgium School District that the next superintendent should be aware of, or which you would like to see be addressed? 

  3. What characteristics or traits are you looking for in your new superintendent? 

  4. Is there anything else you would like to share with us regarding  the Cedar Grove Belgium School District ?

  5. HYA will be recruiting potential superintendent candidates for this position. Is there anyone that you can think of that might be a good fit as your new superintendent that we should contact. If so, please share or email us his/her name and contact information.

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Dial by your location: 312-626-6799 US (Chicago)
Meeting ID: 915 9006 8613  / Passcode: 203714

Date

Time 

Group Name

Location 

March 5 (Tues)

3:00 to 3:45 pm

Rocket Academy Board

Virtual - Zoom

March 5 (Tues)

6:00 to 6:45 pm

All School District Employees

(open meeting for any School District Employee - this includes both Support Staff and Certified Staff)

Virtual - Zoom

March 5 (Tues)

7:00 to 8:00 pm 

Open Meeting for: Parents / Community Members / Business Leaders / Non-Profit Organization Representatives / Civic Groups / Boosters /  Chamber of Commerce / Village and Town board members

Virtual - Zoom

Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/91590068613?pwd=OTZUeHlzUHJYOWJwbnh6dy9zdXhNQT09
Dial by your location: 312-626-6799 US (Chicago)
Meeting ID: 915 9006 8613  / Passcode: 203714

Date

Time 

Group Name

Location 

March 7 (Thur)

9:00 to 9:45 am 

All Principals & Associate Principals/Building Administrators / Directors 

District Conference Room

March 7 (Thur)

10:00 to 10:30 am

Student Resource Officer 

District Conference Room

March 7 (Thur)

10:45 to 11:15 am 

Outgoing Superintendent 

District Conference Room

March 7 (Thur)

2:00 to 2:30

Kitchen staff and any other Support Staff employees that are available - Open to all Support Staff 

MS Cafeteria 

March 7 (Thur)

3:10 to 3:55 pm

Teachers/Certified Staff

(open meeting for any MS/HS certified staff)

Middle School Auditorium

March 7 (Thur)

4:00 to 445 pm

Teachers/Certified Staff 
(open meeting for any Elementary certified staff)

Middle School Auditorium

March 7 (Thur)

6:00 to 7:00 pm 

Open Meeting for: Parents / Community Members / Business Leaders / Non-Profit Organization Representatives / Civic Groups / Boosters /  Chamber of Commerce / Village and Town board members

Middle School Auditorium

March 8 (Fri)

10:45 to 11:15

High School Students - 9th and 10th Grade

Study Hall

March 8 (Fri)

12:12 to 12:42

High School Students - 11th and 12th Grade

Study Hall